Coronavirus victims

Uganda Ministry of Health has registered 11 new cases of #COVID-19 all of the foreign truck drivers from Kenya and Tanzania.

The 11 positive cases that were registered are of six Tanzanian truck drivers who arrived via Mutukula Border post and five Kenyan truck drivers.

“Of the 11 confirmed cases, six were Tanzanian truck drivers who arrived from Tanzanian via Mutukula border post, five were Kenya truck drivers (Three entered via Malaba border post and via Busia)  The Ministry of Health appeals to the general public to remain calm but vigilant” reads the statement by Dr. Henry Mwebesa, Director General Health Services.

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The 11 cases bring the total number of #COVID-19 to 74 while more than 40 patients have undergone treatment and discharged from hospitals.