COVID-19 Facts Uganda

Find information about the lockdown, political decisions concerning educational topics and cases at a glance.

  • On March 18, 2020 a national lockdown was ordered in Uganda.
  • The first COVID-19 case was recorded on March 22, 2020.
  • A total of 3,228 positive cases and a total of 1,532 recoveries have been registered since the outbreak (as of September 4, 2020, source: Uganda Ministry of Health).
  • By September 4, 2020, the Uganda Ministry of Health had reported 32 COVID-19 deaths.
  • Since the lockdown on March 18, 2020 schools have been closed.
  • An upcoming opening of schools has not yet been ordered. However, the government wants to discuss the possibility of an opening soon.