6 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Uganda, tally rises to 977

By :
AT Reporter

KAMPALA – The ministry of health has announced 6 new cases of COVID-19 cases, bringing the national cumulative total to 977.

These were from the 3,451 samples tested on Tuesday, July 7.

According to the Director-General Health Services, Dr Henry Mwebesa, of the 6 confirmed cases, four are truck drivers who arrived from Kenya via Malaba border, while 2 are contacts and alerts from Tororo and Moyo districts.

To date, there are 210 active cases on admission, 189 are Ugandans, 3 refugees and 18 foreigners.

Relatedly, 19 more foreign truck drivers-16 Kenyans, 2 Tanzanians and 1 Congolese who tested positive for COVID-19 were not allowed into the country.

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