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COVID-19: Uganda’s cases hit 100

COVID-19 hit 100

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda has 100 confirmed cases of COVID-19, after two samples tested positive today.

The two cases are truck drivers from Kenya who entered the country via the Malaba border crossing in Eastern Uganda. The drivers are of Kenyan and Eritrean nationalities.

The two drivers were identified during the mandatory testing that all truck drivers entering Uganda are undergoing. The two tests were part of 3,071 samples that were tested at the Uganda Virus Research Institute.

As Uganda hits 100 cases, the health ministry is carrying out a community survey to ascertain the level of community transmissions in the country.

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