190 new COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths have been registered in Uganda from the 2,301 samples tested on September 9, according to the Ministry of Health daily COVID-19 update.
According to the ministry, both deaths were registered in Kampala thereby bringing the cumulative number of deaths in the country from COVID-19 to 48.
Of the 190 cases, 187 are alerts and contacts to previously confirmed cases, with 95 of these being registered in Kampala, as the capital city continues to be Uganda’s epicentre of the Coronavirus.
40 cases are from Kitgum, 13 from Zombo, 12 from Moroto, 7 from Lira, 4 from Mbarara, 2 cases each from Gulu, Arua, Luweero and Wakiso while Adjumani, Kabale, Kikuube, Kiryandongo, Mayuge, Mbale, Mukono and Terego districts registered one case each.
The other 3 cases are of truck drivers who came through Bunagana, Elegu and Malaba border points of entry.
This means that Uganda now has 4,291 cumulative cases of COVID-19 with 1,998 recoveries.