Uganda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed 15 new COVID-19 cases from samples tested on 03 June 2020. The total confirmed cases are now 522, the Ministry added.
“4 are truck drivers who arrived from Tanzania via Mutukula. 2 are truck drivers from Busia. 9 are among alerts and contacts to previously confirmed cases,” the Ministry said via its official Twitter handle.
The Ministry further revealed that the 9 cases from contacts and alerts are: 3 from Amuru, 2 from Kyotera, 1 from Buikwe, 1 from Nakaseke, 1 from Lira and 1 from Kampala districts.
Additionally, 33 positive foreign truck drivers were handed over to their country of origin, the Ministry said.
Uganda has 82 total recoveries and zero COVID-19 related deaths.
The Ministry has also urged Ugandans to always wear a face mask when in public.
“This should be coupled with regularly washing your hands with soap and water or using a hand sanitizer and maintaining a physical distance of at least 2 meters,” the Ministry said.