Eleven new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed by the Ministry of Health. This brings the number of cases confirmed in Uganda to 696.
The cases were part of 2,949 samples that were tested on Saturday from different testing points in the country.
Three of the cases were from Elegu and three others from Malaba points of entry. Others were one front line health worker and four cases among contacts and alerts from Buikwe, Lira, and Adjumani and Amuru districts.
On Saturday, the Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said that Uganda has entered the third stage of infection of COVID-19 following an increase in the number of community cases.
Stage three is deemed the most deadly stage by experts with cases reported everywhere with no trace of how exactly they could have got infected.