Coronavirus – Uganda: UNHCR Operational Update
There were no new arrivals during the month of May 2020, after Uganda closed its international borders on 22 March 2020, as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19 into the country. Between 1 January to 31 March 2020, there were 21,796 new arrivals. The humanitarian situation remains unpredictable in South Sudan and the DRC.
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Uganda received its first case of COVID-19 on 21 March 2020. There were 945 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 30 June 2020, with 837 recoveries
Of these, 52 are refugees, 47 of whom have recovered and been discharged from hospital. So far, no deaths have been reported.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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