New cases of covid-19 are increasing in Uganda everyday and 99 percent are none other than the cargo truck drivers. The government is working day and night to limit the spread of the deadly virus in the country.
Ministry of Health in Uganda yesterday made an analysis from the samples that were tested and cases in other wards were instead increasing. 15 new cases were confirmed positive of Corona Virus out of the 2,106 samples that were tested yesterday (22/May/2020).
12 new cases are truck drivers. ten arrived via Elugu entry border point. two arrived via Malaba and Busia whereas 3 cases are contacts to the previously confirmed cargo truck drivers bringing a total of confirmed cases to 175.
All contacts were under quarantine at the time of test
23 positive foreign truck drivers handed over to their country of origin
COVID-19 recoveries: 68
Samples from Points of Entry tested today: 1,248
Samples from community and contacts: 858
Total samples tested today: 2,106
However still taking note about what was discussed through the presidential address, face masks will effectively be distributed as soon as possible to ensure safety precautions until the virus is controlled.
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