The Ministry of Health has today 16th May 2020 confirmed 24 new cases of COVID-19 from 2,044 samples of truck drivers.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 227 in Uganda.
The new cases breakdown:
Elegu: 3 Ugandans, 2 Kenyans
Mutukula: 6 Tanzanians, 1 Ugandan
Malaba: 12 Kenyans
All 554 community samples have tested negative for COVID-19.
Total samples tested today: 2,044. Out of these,115 samples were tested at Mutukula while 1,375 tested at UVRI Entebbe.
Total COVID-19 recoveries: 63