The number of coronavirus cases in Uganda have now reached 114. This is after 13 truck drivers tested positive, according to the Ministry of Health.
“Out of the 13 new cases,7 are Kenyans, 4 are Ugandans while 2 are Tanzanians.”
The Ministry is now tracking positive cases.
The total number of recoveries still stands at 55.
The Ministry recently started spraying all trucks entering Uganda as part of the measures carried out to control the importation of COVID-19 into the country. Among other measures implemented includes; mandatory testing of all truck drivers, restricting unnecessary stops along the way, among others.
Yet there were calls to suspend the movement of truck drivers, the President said it would be a bad move. Truck drivers, he said, transport essential commodities.