By Rogers Wanambwa
KIU, Main Campus - The Ministry of Health has announced that 35 new COVID-19 cases have been registered in the country
"Results from samples tested on 04 June 2020 confirm 35 new COVID-19 cases. The total confirmed cases are now 557. 15 cases are among samples taken from Points of Entry while 20 cases are among samples of alerts and contacts," tweeted the ministry.
In a press statement, the ministry said, "Seven of the confirmed cases are truck drivers who arrived from South Sudan via Elegu Point of Entry, two are truck drivers who arrived from Kenya via Busia Point of Entry, three are from KIA, Malaba and Oraba Points of Entry. Two are members of security at Elegu Point of Entry. One is a truck driver who arrived from Ngomokomo, Gulu district."
Also, 20 of the confirmed cases are alerts and contacts to previously confirmed cases. These include 7 from Kampala, 5 from Amuru, 3 from Mayuge, 2 from Kyotera, 1 from Wakiso, 1 from Dokoro, and 1 from Amolatar.
The recovered cases stand at 82.
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