By Spy Uganda
Kampala: The cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans are now 1,062 after Ministry of health confirmed 6 new cases.
Among the new cases include 1 alert from Buikwe District and 5 returnees who were under quarantine at the time of test.
Others are 4 returnees from South Africa and 1 Indian, a resident of Uganda returned from India
However 26 foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 at the border points of entry and their entry into the country was not permitted
As of yesterday 17th,July 2020, Uganda has 169 active cases on admission, 145 Ugandans on admission.
Results from COVID-19 tests done on 17 July 2020
6 new COVID-19 cases confirmed.
The cumulative total confirmed cases of Ugandans are now 1,062
?1 alert from Buikwe District
?5 returnees who were under quarantine at the time of test
— Ministry of Health- Uganda (@MinofHealthUG) July 18, 2020
On addition Uganda has 22 foreigners and 2 refugees on admission.
Mean while Uganda has 1, 048 total Recoveries that Includes both Ugandans and Foreigners.
Samples from points of entry tested yesterday were 2,748 on addition of 948 samples from alerts and contacts making 3696 total samples tested.