The Ministry of Health has confirmed 24 new COVID-19 cases from 2,044 samples of truck drivers bringing the total number to 227 in Uganda.
According to the Ministry, at Elegu boarder 3 Ugandans and 2 Kenyans tested positive, Mutukula boarder 6 Tanzanians and 1 Ugandan tested positive while at Malaba 12 Kenyans tested positive.
However the 554 community samples tested negative.
The Ministry tested a total of 2,044 samples and Out of these,115 samples were tested at Mutukula while 1,375 tested at the Uganda Virus Research Institute.
Currently there are 63 recoveries with no COVID-19 death in Uganda