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Uganda: 3 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed

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.

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