Another 15 new cases of Coronavirus disease have been recorded in the country, bringing Uganda’s count to 160 nationals.
These were part of 2,729 samples that were tested for COVID-19 on Thursday from the border points and the Uganda Virus Research Institute.
Ten of the reported 15 cases are Ugandan truck drivers who entered the country through the Elegu point of entry in Northern Uganda, while five other cases were from the community.
According to the Ministry of Health, all the community cases were contacts of positive cases, mostly truck drivers. They had been quarantined earlier.