The Ministry of Health confirmed two new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in Uganda to 100, after two more truck drivers from Kenya tested positive on Wednesday.
The new cases are of Kenyan and Eritrean nationals who entered Uganda via Malaba according Dr. Henry Mwebesa, Director General Health Services
A total of 3,509 were tested and of these, all the 438 community samples tested negative for COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Kenya’s coronavirus cases rose to 582 after 47 new cases and 2 new deaths were registered. In Rwanda, the cases rose to 268 cases after seven new cases were recorded.
In the other news, The Rwanda High Commission in Uganda has started the registration of Rwandan nationals stuck in the country due to COVID-19 lockdown for possible evacuation.
“Are you a Rwandan national in Uganda, would like to inform Rwandan nationals in Uganda who would like to travel back to Rwanda but were stranded by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, to register using the provided form and send the filled form by email to; email@example.com” the notice reads
According to the Rwanda High Commission, Rwandan nationals in Uganda who would like to travel back to Rwanda but were stranded by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown should register and send their details to the embassy.