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Foreign Truck Drivers off List as Uganda Revises COVID-19 Cases


Government has revised the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country by removing the number of foreign truck drivers from its cases following a decision made by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

The total number of confirmed cases in the country has now been reduced to 145 cases after the 129 foreign drivers will not be counted as Ugandan cases.

Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, the minister of health says the decision to remove the foreign cases of truck drivers was made by President Museveni.

According to the health ministry, Uganda’s new confirmed COVID-19 positive cases include: 47 returnees from abroad, 10 contacts and community alerts and 88 Ugandan long distance truck drivers.

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