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Uganda revises coronavirus cases from 260 to 145

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Uganda has cut down the number of coronavirus cases in the country by about 10%.

The new changes by Uganda’s Health Minister are in line with orders issued by President Yoweri Museveni.

According to the President, the Ministry of Health should remove a number of cases already reported but were from foreign truck drivers.

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Speaking on Wednesday, Uganda Minister confirmed the new figures of coronavirus in the country stand at 145 from 260.

“Today, 20 May, 2020, 10 new COVID-19 cases confirmed. 9 new cases are truck drivers while 1 case is a contact case.

Following a Presidential Directive of deducting all foreign truck drivers from Uganda‚Äôs total confirmed case count, the confirmed COVID-19 cases now stand at 145.”

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng was speaking as she received COVID-19 test kits worth UGX 390M from the Korean Foundation for Health Care.

“Thank you to all our well wishers for the support you continue to exhibit in the COVID-19 response.

The Korea Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH) donated COVID-19 test kits and Personal Protective Equipment worth UGX 390M towards the COVID-19 response.”

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.


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