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