COVID-19 UPDATE: Uganda confirms 2 more coronavirus cases raising tally to 83

Uganda’s coronavirus cases have risen to 83 after two new cases were confirmed on Thursday April 30 at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI).

The two cases are Kenyan male truck drivers 55 years and 27 year old who arrived via Busia and Malaba respectively, the Ministry of Health said.

The the rest of 2071 samples from truck drivers at border points and 492 samples from the community tested negative for COVID-19.

The Ministry of Health, a day before also confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in Uganda.

The cases were part of the 299 samples tested among the community and individuals under quarantine.

The ministry revealed that both of the cases are male with one a Ugandan aged 24 and a Burundian aged 21.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases stands at 83 with 52 recoveries from the virus and 0 deaths.

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