Uganda has registered 13 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest number in a single day, bringing to 114, the number of confirmed Corona virus positives in the country.
According to the break down, 7 of the new cases are Kenyans, 4 Ugandans and 2 Tanzanian nationals who were identified from the 2,421 samples collected from truck drivers yesterday.
Ministry reports however indicated that the 740 samples collected from the community members tested negative of the virus.
According to Dr. Diana Atwine, the Health Ministry, Permanent Secretary, they are working hard to ensure that testing kicks are at the risky borders, before calling on Ugandans to wear face masks for their safety.
The new cases come ahead of national prayers at State House Entebbe today hosted by President, Yoweri Museveni.
The total number of recovered cases in the country stands at 55. END