Uganda has Saturday 4 July recorded 16 new cases of Covid-19, raising the country’s tally to 927.
According to the Ministry of Health, 11 of the confirmed cases are truck drivers. Of the 11 cases identified from truck drivers; 9 arrived via Malaba, 1 via Kerwa PoE in Yumbe District and 1 via Elegu.
Of the other five cases of contacts and alerts, 4 were identified from Amuru while one from Namisindwa Districts.
Additionally, 42 foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 at border points of entry and they were sent back to their countries for treatment.
Active cases on admission are 205 (173 are Ugandans, 25 foreigners and 7 refugees).
Uganda has so far registered 868 recoveries and no fatalities.