Among the 13 new cases, seven are Ugandans, five Kenyans and one Eritrean who arrived from the republic of Tanzania, South Sudan and Kenya via Malaba. Elegu and Mutukula border entry points.
The new positive cases are among the 1,741 samples of truck drivers who were tested yesterday. All 363 community samples tested negative for coronavirus. Total samples tested yesterday were 2,104.
Today, 13 May 2020, 13 new COVID-19 cases confirmed from 1,741 samples of truck drivers. The total number of COVID-19 cases in Uganda is now 139.
The new cases are; 7 Ugandans, 5 Kenyans and 1 Eritrean.
All 363 community samples tested negative for COVID-19.
— Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng (@JaneRuth_Aceng) May 13, 2020
The Ministry put in place call center lines which are decongested and the capacity has been enhanced to serve Ugandans better. Please call 0800-100-066, 0800-203-033 or 0800-303-033 to report any suspected cases of covid-19 or any information of coronavirus.
Currently, the East African country has 55 recoveries and no one has died of the deadly virus. 1,103 are under quarantine.
Organisations and individuals are still donating food and other items to help in the institutional quarantine centers across the country and vulnerable Ugandans badly affected by the pandemic lockdown.
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