8 more contacts of Namisindwa case test positive for Covid-19
Eight people who got into contact with a woman who died of covid-19 in Namisindwa district last week have tested positive for the virus.
The ministry of health last week confirmed that the 34-year old support staff at Wasungui Health Centre 11 in Namavia Sub Country, had died from covid-19.
The Namisindwa District Health Officer Stephen Masayi says 178 people have been put under quarantine after they got into contact with the deceased.
He says they expect to receive more contacts of the deceased in the next few days.
This means that so far, 10 contacts of the deceased in Namisidwa have tested positive and the total national tally of coronavirus infections is 1,135, with two deaths and 989 recoveries.