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COVID-19 Menace: Uganda confirms 84 new cases

The Ministry of Health confirmed 84 new COVID-19 cases, the highest Uganda has ever recorded on a single day. The total confirmed cases in the country now stand at 413.
The 84 cases are; 52 are truck drivers: 50 arrived from South Sudan via Elegu, while 2 arrived from Kenya via Busia.
32 are contacts to previously confirmed cases who were all under quarantine.
Additionally, 51 positive foreign truck drivers were handed over to their country of origin
Total Recoveries: 72
Samples from Points of Entry tested today: 1,477
Samples from alerts and contacts: 358
Total samples tested today: 1,835

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