The Ministry of Health has confirmed 23 new cases of the deadly COVID-19. Samples tested on 23rd May, 2020 confirmed 23 new COVID-19 cases taking the country’s total to 198.
19 new cases are truck drivers who arrived via Elegu and Busia while 4 cases are contacts to previously confirmed truck drivers.
All contacts were under quarantine at the time of test
A total of 38 positive foreign truck drivers handed over to their countries of origin.
Samples from Points of Entry tested today: 851
Samples from community and contacts: 336
Total samples tested today: 1,187