2 more truck drivers rise virus cases to 116


On Saturday 9 May, 2020, two new COVID-19 cases were confirmed from 1,913 samples of truck drivers.

The new cases are: 40 year old Kenyan and 30 year old Uganda truck drivers who arrived via Malaba and Mirama Hills point of entry respectively.

Efforts to track them are underway.

All 652 community samples have tested negative for COVID-19.

Total COVID-19 confirmed cases are now 116.

Victoria University

Total samples tested Saturday are 2,565.

Total number for samples tested to-date: 56,767.

Total number of truck drivers who have returned to their respective countries are 31.

Active cases in Uganda are 28 with 55 discharges.

Among the 13 truck drivers confirmed for COVID-19 on Friday, 5 truck drivers were intercepted, evacuated and have been admitted at various hospitals in the country while 8 truck drivers self exited to their respective countries.



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