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Uganda records 8 new cases of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health has announced 8 new cases of COVID-19.

Results from samples tested on 19 June 2020 confirm 8 new COVID-19 cases. Total confirmed cases are now 763.

The 8 cases are; 5 truck drivers from Points of Entry: 3 from Elegu, 1 from Busia, and 1 from Malaba, 3 are among contacts and alerts, all from Kyotera District. Uganda has registered 492 recoveries.

In related news, 25 foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 and were sent back.

Samples from Points of Entry tested yesterday: 1,154

Samples from alerts and contacts: 696

Total samples tested yesterday are 1,850.

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