Three (3) patients have recovered from COVID-19 and tested negative twice for COVID-19 after 14 days of treatment.
According to the Ministry of Health, They have been discharged from Entebbe Grade B Hospital, today.
This brings the total number of recoveries to 7 in Uganda.
The government has been emboldened by the rising negative cases in the test samples tested everyday, raising hope that the country is winning the battle against the virus.
Uganda’s confirmed coronavirus cases stand at 54 after one more case was registered on Sunday April 12.
Director General Health Service at the ministry of Health, Dr. Henry Mwebesa said the cumulative total of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country now jumps to 54 active infections, four of which were discharged on Saturday April 11 having fully recovered from the COVID-19.
Eighty-seven percent are imported cases, 11% are local transmissions while 2% have an unknown chain of transmission.
Updated information on the Ministry of Health indicates that a cumulative total of 1,199 contacts have been listed to date, 589 (49%) of whom have completed the mandatory 14-day follow up period and have been discharged from daily follow up.
A total of 439 high-risk travellers (654 discharged) are under institutional quarantine