More 248 people have been found to have contracted COVID-19, whole three more deaths have been reported within the last 24 hours.
By December 25, the ministry of health reported that there were 245 people in Uganda who had succumbed to COVID-19.
Cumulatively, the number of people who have contracted COVID-19 has also stepped up from 33,563 cases by Christmas, to now 33,811 cases. This means 248 more people have been found to have COVID in the last two days.
The good news is that at least there are more 125 people who have recovered from COVID-19, taking the cumulative total to 11,180 recoveries.
The world is currently faced with a pandemic of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), a new virus that spreads so fast through droplet infection especially in crowded places and causes illness. It is spread from person to person through sneezing or coughing (droplet infection), human to human contact and contact with contaminated surfaces.
Signs and symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, running nose (flu), cough, general body weakness and difficulty in breathing if the patient develops pneumonia
The health ministry and the Government’s reminder to the public has always been to adhere to the guidelines, which include wearing masks, keeping social distance, and washing hands with either soap or disinfectants.