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.