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COVID-19 cases in Uganda surpass 800 mark

COVID-19 cases in Uganda have reached 805 after 8 new cases were recorded from yesterday’s samples.

Results from samples tested on 23 June 2020 confirm 8 new COVID-19 cases and this brings total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 805 in the country.

The 8 cases are ; 6 truck drivers from Points of Entry: 3 from Mutukula, 2 from Elegu, and 1 from Malaba,
2 are among contacts and alerts from Amuru and Kyotera Districts.

In related development, 14 foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 and were sent back to their countries of origin.

Total Recoveries are now 717.

Samples from Points of Entry tested yesterday are 1,521.

Samples from alerts and contacts: 675

Total samples tested yesterday are 2,196.

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