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Afande Asan Kasingye tests positive for COVID-19



One of Uganda’s most social senior police officers Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Asan Kasingye has tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.

Afande Kasingye is known to be witty and sarcastic but he’s is also a very serious police officer when executing his duties as the Police Political Commisar.

The ‘Twitter cop’ as referred to by tweeps on the famous social media Twitter app has broke the news of his health condition as he tweeted saying; “BAD NEW!! I’AM COVID19 POSITIVE.”

Kasingye is among the 97 new COVID-19 cases that have been confirmed today by the ministry of health. The cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans is now 2263.

Amongst the 97 new COVID-19 cases, contacts and alerts are 90 (Kampala- 59, Wakiso- 11, Buikwe- 6, Luweero- 3, Namisindwa- 3, Mukono- 2, Jinja- 2, Kabale- 1, Amuru- 1,Oyam – 1 and Tororo – 1)

One is a returnee from Mali while six are truck drivers from points of entry. Additionally ten foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 at the border points of entry and their entry into the country was not permitted.

Currently Uganda has 1,226 recoveries and 20 deaths.

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