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COVID-19 Updates: Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Climb to 121


By Rogers Wanambwa 

KIU, Main Campus - Over the weekend, Uganda registered seven more COVID-19 cases, two on Saturday and five on Sunday, according to tweets from the Ministry of Health. 

One of the cases on Saturday was a 40-year old Kenyan and the other a 30-year old Ugandan, both truck drivers. According to the ministry, "the truck drivers arrived via Malaba and Mirama Hills respectively."

Yesterday, five more people tested positive for COVID-19. "Today, 10 May 2020, 5 new COVID-19 cases confirmed from 1,498 samples of truck drivers. This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases to 121 in Uganda. The new cases are 2 Ugandan and 3 Kenyan truck drivers who arrived via Elegu and Malaba Points of Entry." The ministry tweeted. 

The good news according to the ministry is that all samples from the community have tested negative. 

As of today, Uganda has tested over 58,600 according to