The ministry of health has recorded 65 new COVID-19 cases from tests done on Monday bringing the country’s cumulative confirmed cases to 3,037.
The cases that tested positive for COVID-19 include 38 alerts, 24 contacts, two truck drivers, and one health worker from Kampala.
Of the 62 contacts and alerts that tested positive for COVID-19, 20 are from Kampala, 10 are Luwero, eight are from Buikwe while the others are from Zombo(4), Adjumani(3), Arua(3), Hioma (3), Wakiso(2). Jinja, Mbarara, Pallisa, Mayuge, and Yumbe
had one case each.
Two truck drivers from Padea and Lia border points of entry also tested for coronavirus.
Additionally, a Kenyan and a Congolese Truck driver at the different border points were denied further entry into the country. In addition, when they tested positive for COVID-19.
These were from the 3,564 total samples tested. In addition, of which 1,010 were from the border points and 2,554 were from the contacts and alerts.
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Meanwhile, the country has registered 1,489 COVID-19 recoveries and 32 fatalities.
Uganda had a spike in coronavirus cases last month where the country’s Capital, Kampala, had the highest number of confirmed cases.