Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Uganda Confirms Polio Outbreak

Uganda and the entire Africa were certified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as wild-Polio virus free in August 2020

The Ministry of Health has declared Polio a Public Health Emergency in Uganda following confirmation of positive laboratory tests from environmental samples in Kampala. The samples were collected from the sewage plants in Bugolobi and Lbigi which are two of the sentinel environmental surveillance sites in Kampala. Results from the…

Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus - Uganda: Covid-19 Donations; Ministry of Health receives 160 medical oxygen cylinders from absa bank Uganda

The donated cylinders will be distributed in 4 Regional Referral Hosiptals (RRH), that is, Soroti RRH, Gulu RRH, Lira RRH and Jinja RRH

The minister of health, Dr. Jane Ruth Acheng has today received 160 medical oxygen cylinders with their accessories from absa bank in a handover ceremony that took place at Ministry of Healthheadquarters. According to the Managing Director absa bank, the donated cylinders will be distributed in 4 Regional Referral Hosiptals…

Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda
Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus - Uganda: COVID-19 update (16 April 2021)

The cumulative confirmed cases are 41,340

Results of COVID-19 tests done on 15 April 2021 confirm 30 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 41,340. The breakdown of the new cases are: 29 contacts and alerts: Moyo (5) Masaka (5) Kampala (10) Gulu (3) Jinja (1) Tororo (1) Mbale (2) Kitgum (1) Agago (1). 1 Truck…

Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda
Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus - Uganda: COVID-19 update (18 March 2021)

The cumulative confirmed cases are 40,651

Results of COVID-19 tests done on 18 March 2021 confirm 26 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 40,651.  The breakdown of the new cases are: 25 contacts and alerts: Kampala (14) Masaka (6) Adjumani (2) Gulu (2) Wakiso (1); 1 Truck Driver from Kampala.

Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda
Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus - Uganda: COVID-19 update (17 March 2021)

The cumulative confirmed cases are 40,625

Results of COVID-19 tests done on 17 March 2021 confirm 18 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 40,625.  The breakdown of the new cases are: 18 contacts and alerts: Kampala (10) Arua (2) Nakapiripirit (2) Adjumani (1) Kasese (1) Soroti (1) Wakiso (1).

Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda
Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus - Uganda: COVID-19 update (14 March 2021)

The cumulative confirmed cases are 40,591

Results of COVID-19 tests done on 14 March 2021 confirm 10 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 40,591.  The breakdown of the new cases are:10 contacts and alerts: Kampala (7) Amuru (1) Gulu (1) Mbale (1).

Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda
Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus - Uganda: COVID-19 update (4 March 2021)

The cumulative confirmed cases are 40,452

Results of COVID-19 tests done on 04 March 2021 confirm 26 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 40,452.  The breakdown of the new cases are: 25 contacts and alerts: Kampala (10) Masaka (3) Wakiso (9) Tororo (1) Busia (1) Namisindwa (1); 1 Truck Driver from Elegu.

Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda
Source: Ministry of Health - Republic of Uganda |

Coronavirus - Uganda: COVID-19 update (3 March 2021)

The cumulative confirmed cases are 40,426

Results of COVID-19 tests done on 03 March 2021 confirm 18 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 40,426.  The breakdown of the new cases are: 17 contacts and alerts: Wakiso (7) Kampala (5) Oyam (2) Namisindwa (1) Mubende (1) Amuru (1); 1 Truck Driver from Malaba PoE.