32 new COVID19 Cases confirmed on Monday

Posted: 2020-06-02T13:08:48Z Read: 1,123 times
32 new COVID19 Cases confirmed on Monday

The ministry of health has announced that 32 new cases of COVID19 were confirmed on Monday, bringing the number of cases to 489.

According to a statement released this morning, 19 cases are truck drivers. 14 from South Sudan via Elegu point of entry, 2 from Kenya via Malaba, 2 from Kenya Busia and 1 from Tanzania Mutukula. 

Meanwhile, 13 new cases were from contacts of earlier confirmed cases. These include; 7 from Kyotera, 2 from Tororo, 1 from Wakiso, 1 from Mpigi and 1 from Gomba Districts.
Uganda has 391 cases admitted at 15 referral hospitals across the countries, 79 recoveries and 0 COVID19 related deaths.

Also, Uganda handed over 25 foreign truck drivers who tested positive for COVID19 to their respective countries. 

9 of these were Tanzanians, 12 Kenyans, 1 Eritrean, 1 Congolese and 1 truck driver whose nationality was not captured.