The Ministry has confirmed 4 news of COVID-19 in Uganda bringing the total to 164.
Results from samples tested on 19th May confirm 4 new COVID-19 cases out of 2,228 samples.
2 cases are among truck drivers while the other 2 are contacts to previously confirmed truck drivers.
The 2 are Ugandan truck Drivers who arrived from Tanzania via Mutukula and the two are currently admitted at Masaka Referral Hospital.
The other 2 are 28 year old Uganda from Buikwe and a contact to previous confirmed truck driver and another is a 26 year old Ugandan male, a resident of Kyambogo who has also been in quarantine and is a contact of the previous positive truck driver.
Meanwhile The Minister for Health Hon. Jane Ruth Aceng yesterday flagged off emergency essential supplies to support the frontline health workers in the COVID-19 response at the border points of entry.
The supplies worth USD 25,000 were donated by IGAD secretariat represented by Ms. Lucy Ongod. Stay safe, keep distance #Tonsemberera.