16 New Cases Raise Uganda’s Covid-19 Tally to 927

Health Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng

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.

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