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11 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed out of a total of 1,331 samples tested at UVRI on 23rd April 2020.

11 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed out of a total of 1,331 samples tested at the Uganda Virus Research Institute on 23rd April 2020.

The new cases include 6 Tanzanian truck drivers who arrived via Mutukula Border post and 5 Kenyan truck drivers; 3 arrived via Malaba and 2 arrived via Busia border points.

2 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed out of 1,296 samples tested at UVRI on 22nd April 2020.

2 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed out of 1,296 samples tested at Uganda Virus Research Institute on 22nd April 2020.

The new cases are a 43-year-old male Tanzanian truck driver who is a contact to a previously confirmed case and a 35-year-old male Tanzanian truck driver who arrived from Tanzania at Mutukula border from Dar Es Salaam.

1 new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed out of the 1,177 samples tested at UVRI on 20th April 2020.

1 new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed out of the 1,177 samples tested at Uganda Virus Research Institute on 20th April 2020.

According to the Ministry of Health the new case is a 46-year-old Burundian refugee who arrived from Tanzania and was quarantined in Rakai district.

The total number of confirmed cases in Uganda is now 56.

All 1,032 samples tested for COVID-19 at Uganda Virus Research Institute on 15th April 2020 were Negative.

All 1,032 samples tested for COVID-19 at Uganda Virus Research Institute on 15th April 2020 were Negative.

Out of the samples tested, 551 samples were from truck drivers at border points of entry while 481 samples were from individuals under institutional quarantine and contacts to confirmed cases in the country.

One (1) new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at UVRI out of the 625 samples tested on the 14th April 2020.

One (1) new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Uganda Virus Research Institute out of the 625 samples tested on the 14th April 2020.

Of the samples tested, 372 samples were from truck drivers at border pints of entry while 253 samples were from contacts in the community.

 The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Uganda is 55.

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