The Ministry of Health has confirmed 11 new cases of COVID-19 in Uganda bringing the total number of cases to 657 in the whole country. This is the first time Uganda has recorded fewer cases in over a week.
Results from samples tested on 08 June 2020 confirm 11 new COVID-19 cases.
All new confirmed cases are Ugandans.
The 11 cases are; 5 of the confirmed cases are truck drivers from Malaba and Elegu.
6 cases are among contacts and alerts from Amuru and Kyotera Districts.
All samples of health workers tested negative for COVID-19.
34 foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 and were sent back to countries of their origin.
Uganda has so far registered Total Recoveries of 118.
Samples from Points of Entry tested yesterday : 1,412
Samples from alerts and contacts: 878
Samples from health workers: 46
Total samples tested yesterday: 2,336