Uganda registers seven new COVID-19 cases as tally rises to 1,013

By :
AT Reporter

KAMPALA – Uganda’s ministry of health on Saturday confirmed seven new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 1,013.

In a post on twitter, the ministry of health said that out of 2,436 samples collected from cross-border truck drivers and the community on Friday, July 10, two Ugandan drivers who came in via Malaba and five others from contacts and alerts in the districts of Amuru, Kasese and Tororo tested positive for the virus.

The ministry also reported that, 25 foreign cargo truck drivers who tested positive for COVID-19 at the country’s common borders were turned back to their respective countries.

Out of the 1,013 COVID-19 cases to date, at least 952 have recovered, with no related death so far recorded, according to the ministry.

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