By Frank Kamuntu
Kampala: Uganda’s COVID-19 cumulative confirmed cases reach 1,029, after the Ministry of Health confirmed 4 new COVID-19 cases from 2 samples tested.
Of the 4 confirmed cases; two (2) are truck drivers and two (2) are alerts from Amuru and Isingiro Districts.
Regarding the Ugandan truck drivers, one (1) arrived via Kerwa point of entry in Yumbe District while the other arrived from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) via Mpondwe point of entry in Kasese District.
Eighteen (18) foreign truck drivers (14 Kenyans, 2 Tanzanians, Rwandans and 1 Congolese) tested positive for COVID-19 at the border points of entry and their entry into the country was not permitted.
As of yesterday 12th July 2020, Uganda has registered a total of 977 COVID-19 recoveries that include both Ugandans and foreigners and no COVID-19 related death recorded.
A total of 1,702 tests were carried out yesterday bringing the cumulative total of samples tested to 228,105