The confirmed case is once again a Kenyan cargo truck driver aged 39 who entered the country via Malaba border entry point.
The new coronavirus case confirmed out of 2,729 samples of the cargo truck drivers. Efforts to truck him are underway.
Today, 03 May 2020, one (1) new case out of 2,729 samples of truck drivers confirmed for COVID-19.
All 201 samples from communities tested negative for COVID-19. Confirmed cases now stand at 89.
A total of 2,930 samples were tested at @UVRIug today.
— Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng (@JaneRuth_Aceng) May 3, 2020
Fortunately, all the 201 samples from the community tested negative for coronavirus, according the Health Minsiter, Ms Jane Ruth Aceng.
The Health Ministry further revealed that the community positive case which was confirmed on Saturday in Rakai District has been shifted to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital and all his family members are placed under quarantine.
The Burundian and Kenyan cargo truck drivers whose samples tested positive on Saturday evening have been returned to their home countries respectively.
Finally, as we are ending the additional 21 days of the pandemic lockdown, the Ugandan head of State is yet again expected to address the nation at 8pm today to inform us about the new rules in controlling the spread of the deadly virus.
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