Relief as Uganda records fewer cases of COVID-19 for the first time in two weeks

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

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