Uganda reports 13 new cases of COVID-19

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Uganda has registered 13 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 114 in the east African country, the health ministry said here on Saturday.

The ministry said out of the 2,421 samples taken from cross border truck drivers on Friday, 13 were positive for the virus.

The 13 cases include seven Kenyans, four Ugandans and two Tanzanians.

“Tracking them has commenced and the public will be informed accordingly,” the ministry said.

All the 740 community samples tested negative for COVID-19, according to the ministry.

Out of the 114 COVID-19 cases in Uganda, 55 have recovered.