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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

1 new COVID-19 case confirmed today at UVRI

1 new COVID-19 case confirmed today. This makes a total of 89 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The new case is a 39-year-old Kenyan male truck driver who arrived via Malaba border point.

Efforts to track the Kenyan truck driver are underway, according to the Ministry of Health.

A total of 2,930 were tested today. 2,729 samples were of truck drivers and 201 samples from the community.

The Ministry also adds that the community case confirmed yesterday 02 May 2020, from Rakai District has been evacuated to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital and his family members are under quarantine

Both Kenyan and Burundian truck drivers who were also confirmed yesterday have also returned to their respective countries.