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COVID-19: Cases Jump To 160 As 21 Test Positive

The cases have risen up to 160 after confirming the more 21 positive covid-19 cases. This is the highest number of covid-19 positive cases confirmed in one day.

The new cases are part of the 1,896 samples from truck drivers that were tested on Thursday. These include Ugandans, Kenyans, Tanzanians and South Sudanese truck drivers who entered the country through Mutukula, Busia and Elegu border points.

The total number of truck drivers that have tested covid19 positive so far Uganda stands at 100. This has continued to raise concern and complaints from the public propelling the government to stop the truck drivers form crossing the borders.

Meanwhile, out of the 160 total cases Uganda currently has 97 actives cases, so far 63 cases have recovered and have been discharged form various health facilities across the country.

 

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