The Ministry of Health has on Sunday confirmed 3 new COVID-19 cases in Uganda bringing the total number of infections in the country to 1,065.
The new cases were confirmed from 3,045 samples tested for COVID-19 on Saturday.
The new cases, the ministry says include 1 truck driver who arrived from Tanzania via Mutukula border point, 1 returnee from South Sudan and 1 contact from Gulu.
12 foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 and were denied entry into Uganda as per the presidential directive that only COVID-19 negative foreign truck drivers should be allowed entry into the country.
Although Uganda’s cumulative total confirmed COVID-19 cases is 1,065, the active cases on admission are 136 with no fatalities.
Of the 136 active cases on admission, 115 are Ugandans, 19 foreigners and 2 refugees.
COVID-19 positive foreigners and refugees are admitted in Uganda’s health facilities but not tallied on Uganda’s cumulative total confirmed COVID-19 cases.