KAMPALA —The Ministry of Health has confirmed 11 new coronavirus cases from 2575 samples analysed on Monday July 13.
The new cases have increased Uganda’s cumulative total to 1040.
Of the 11 new cases, the Ministry of Health has indicated that 8 are truck drivers, two are community infections from Kyotera and Hoima while one is a Ugandan national who returned from South Africa and “was in quarantine at the time of test.”
Regarding Ugandan truck drivers, six arrived from Kenya via Malaba, others arrived from the DRC via Padea in Zombo and South Sudan via Elegu border.
The Ministry of Health also says 27 foreign truck drivers including 23 Kenyans, 2 Congolese and 2 Tanzanians tested positive for the virus and were blocked from entering Uganda.