Uganda’s Coronavirus cases is at 74 after 11 more transit drivers tested positive at various border points according to the Ministry of Health.
The new 11 COVID-19 cases in Uganda including 6 Tanzanian truck drivers who arrived via Mutukula Border post and 5 Kenyan truck drivers; 3 arrived via Malaba and 2 arrived via Busia tested positive of the coronavirus on Thursday.
“11 new covid-19 cases confirmed today. 6 tanzanian truck drivers who arrived via mutukula border post and 5 kenyan truck drivers; 3 arrived via malaba and 2 arrived via busia tested positive of the coronavirus on thursday. total confirmed cases of covid-19 in uganda is now 74,” MOH said.
According to Dr Henry Mwebesa, the director-general of health services at the Ministry of Health, the positive cases were from 1,020 samples tested from truck drivers at all border points of entry.
Dr Mwebesa said that none of the victim’s parts of the registered cases showed signs and symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
This now brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Uganda to 74 and a total of 46 have been reported to have recovered from the virus.
Uganda has confirmed more cases via its border entry points than before with most of the cases from neighbouring countries Kenya and Tanzania.