Calls for calm as Uganda coronavirus cases rise to nine

Uganda's Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng speaking to journalists in Kampala on March 23, 2020. She said that eight people had tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the Uganda's confirmed cases to nine. PHOTO | DAILY MONITOR

What you need to know:

  • All those who tested positive had fever upon screening.
  • Dubai was earlier not reported as a high risk country.
  • The first confirmed case is said to be stable at Entebbe Grade B Hospital.

Uganda has confirmed eight new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), bringing the total to nine.

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