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18 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Uganda

The Ministry of Health has announced that results from samples tested on 02 June 2020 confirm 18 new COVID-19 cases in the country. The total confirmed cases are now 507.

The 18 cases are; 4 are truck drivers who arrived from South Sudan via Elegu, 2 cases are from Malaba, 12 cases are alerts and contacts to previously confirmed cases.

Of the 12 cases from contacts and alerts; 8 are from Amuru, 3 are from Buikwe and 1 is from Kyotera districts.

Additionally, 21 positive foreign truck drivers (13 Kenyans, 3 Tanzanians, 4 Eritreans and 1 Congolese) were handed over to their country of origin

Total Recoveries: 82

Samples from Points of Entry tested: 774

Samples from alerts and contacts: 312

Total samples tested: 1,086

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