Coronavirus Update: Uganda’s Covid-19 cases rise to 329

By :
Baluku Geoffrey

KAMPALA – Uganda on Friday, May 29 reported twelve new Covid-19 cases, raising the country’s tally of infections to 329.

Of the new cases tested from 1,928 samples, 5 are truck drivers who arrived from South Sudan via Elegu border while 7 other cases are contacts to previously confirmed cases.

According to statement from Uganda’s health ministry, “All contact cases were under quarantine at the time of test.”

Additionally, Africa Tembelea has learnt that 25 foreign truck drivers who tested positive for COVID-19 at the border points were handed over to their country of origin.

So far, 72 people who previously tested positive for the virus have recovered and been discharged from hospitals across the country.

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