Uganda’s corona virus cases have jumped to 44 after 11 more were confirmed positive yesterday, President Museveni has said.
“11 Watoto children choir members tested positive to make it 44 confirmed cases in Uganda,” the president said.
He noted that most of the 44 cases were under quarantine, saying he was happy that the quarantine is working.
Through a notice released by Watoto associate Team leader Pastor Julius Rwotlonyo, two weeks ago, two teams of their children choirs comprised of 12 children and 10 adults returned from UK and Canada on 20th March, 2020 and were put under quarantine by government.
According to the ministry of Health, 176 people were tested yesterday.
It adds that all the 11 new cases are under institutional quarantine and that the 33 previous cases are in stable condition.
Currently 1,014 cases are under follow up and institutional quarantine while 60 contacts to confirmed cases are under follow up.