Covid-19: Uganda registers 15 new cases as 12 truck drivers test positive

15 new Coronavirus cases have been reported to have also tested positive for Covid-19. Whisper Eye Reports.

Whisper Eye has learnt that 12 new cases are all Truck Drivers taking Uganda’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases to 175 after a revision by health ministry authorities.

The country health ministry, in its daily update this evening of Friday confirmed these new rising covid-19 cases.

The new cases , 12 are truck drivers who arrived viraous borders while 3 cases are among community samples contact who were all under Quarantine.

Covid-19 cases were revised after a directive from the president to 145 after sending non-Ugandans to their respective countries.

Uganda now has 175 registered Ugandan with covid-19 virus.

Uganda has now registered 66 recoveries according to the ministry of health with no reports of death.

Malaba, Busia and Mutukula border points turn out to be the most risky areas as far as Covid-19 is concerned.

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19) is a communicable respiratory disease caused by a new strain of coronavirus that causes illness in humans.