Items filtered by date: Sunday, 14 June 2020

Health Worker, Truck Drivers Among 11 New Covid-19 Cases

The ministry of health has Sunday announced that it has recorded 11 new COVID-19 positive cases including a frontline health worker.

Of the 11 new cases, 6 are truck drivers (2 from Elegu and 3 from Malaba), 1 frontline health worker and 4 cases are among contacts and alerts from Buikwe, Lira, Adjuman and Amuru.

33 foreign truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 and were handed back to their country origin.

Uganda has so far recorded 240 recoveries.

The ministry indicated that it has refocused its messaging and content to inform the population about the COVID-19. They are now focusing on use of face masks and the complacency exhibited by sections of the public. 

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