Uganda has confirmed 5 more cases of Covid19 (Corona-virus) , bringing the total number in the country to 15.
The Director General Health Services at the Ministry of Health made the announcement on Wednesday.
Among the new cases, he said, is an 8 month baby, whose father is believed to have infected him.
The father, Mwebesa says, had traveled to Kisumu in Kenya. The baby was rushed to Iganga Hospital with severe flu and difficulty in breathing, and upon being tested, he turned out positive.
According to the DG, Uganda also recorded its first case involving a Ugandan that hasn’t travelled abroad.
This 57 old Ugandan businessman dealing in salt a resident of Adjumani. He is currently admitted at Adjumani general hospital.
“This man has not traveled abroad. He however does his business at the border with South Sudan. We also know that he had not contact with anybody positive