By Shamim Nateebwa
The ministry of health has announced 8 new covid-19 cases, bringing the total of confirmed cases in Uganda to 97 with 55 recoveries.
Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says 6 are out of 2,061 samples taken from truck drivers while 2 cases are from the community Rapid Assessment Survey.
The 5 truck drivers arrived in Uganda via Malaba border post while 1 arrived via Mutukula point of entry.
One case from the community is a resident of Kyotera District while the other is a Ugandan truck driver from Mutukula.
Total samples tested yesterday were 2,246.