Covid-19 Update: Uganda’s cases Rise to 457.
The number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in Uganda has risen to 457 today, after 40 samples tested positive yesterday.
The 40 samples were part of 1,319 samples that were tested from different points of entry.
Ministry of Health (MOU) says 23 of the confirmed cases are from truck drivers, while 17 were contacts of truck drivers. Additionally 31 foreign drivers were sent back to their countries of origin.
The new cases come after seven health workers tested positive for the disease few days ago. According to MOU, all the health workers are receiving to treatment at the Entebbe Referral Hospital.