Uganda has confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 bringing its national tally to 81 as over 1700 truck drivers test negative for the disease in the last 24 hours.
The cases were a 24-year-old Ugandan and a 21-year-old Burundian refugee, both males.
Uganda’s Ministry of Health said the new cases were from 2002 tested samples among the community, truck drivers and individuals under quarantine.
“COVID-19 Confirmed cases now: 81. All 1,703 samples from truck drivers at border points of entry tested negative for COVID-19. A total of 2,002 samples tested today,” it tweeted.