The Ministry of Health has registered 484 coronavirus cases in the latest reports across the country being one of the highest cases ever to be recorded in a single day.
According to the statement issued November 24th, 2020, 5 new deaths were also reported across the country which brought the total accumulated cases to 191 with 8,832 recoveries.
The statement indicated that all the 484 cases registered were community contacts and alerts drawn from all over the country which has brought the entire accumulated coronavirus cases to 18,890 in Uganda.
The Ministry of Health statement indicate that Kampala tops the highest number of coronavirus cases with 214 cases followed by Kasese District with 79 cases, Mbarara district has 22 cases, Wakiso has 20 cases, Masaka has 18 cases while Soroti District has 17 cases, Kabale has 11 cases and Katakwi and Mbale Districts have 10 cases.
Other coronavirus cases were registered in Ntungamo with 8, Tororo district has 6 cases, Kabongo, Bundibugyo, Lyantonde and Iganga had 5 cases while Kaberamaido, Rubirizi, Mukono, Kabalore had 4 and Napak, Ngora, Kibuku, and Gulu Districts had 3 cases each.
The districts of Kamuli, Bunyangabo, Mubende and Kotido registered 2 cases while Kitgum, Isingiro, Kisoro, Budaka, Kapchorwa, Butebo, Kazo, Rukiga, Mpigi, Kalungu, Mityana, Kamwengye, Buikwe, Butambala, Sembabule and Kabale all registered one case.
The Director of Medical Services in the Ministry of Health Dr Henry Mwebesa said that Ugandans will continue to get infected with coronavirus because contacts have become many and cannot be traced and quarantined, but advised the general public to strictly follow the guidelines for the prevention of coronavirus pandemic spread.