A Kenyan Truckdriver who tested positive for Coronavirus in Uganda is set to be returned to Kenya.
The 27-year-old Truck driver was among the 32 truck drivers who were tested in Uganda.
“A male Kenyan truck driver, aged 27 was found positive among the 372 truck drivers tested yesterday. His sample was also collected at Malaba point of entry. Arrangements are being made to return him to Kenya for treatment close to his family,” the Health Ministry stated.
Also, another 38-year-old Ugandan man who has arrived from Kenya via Voi tested positive for the virus.
“The new case is a 38-year-old, Ugandan male, truck driver of Tororo District who arrived from Kenya on Monday. He was tested at Malaba border point of entry. He did not have signs and symptoms consistent with COVID-19,” the ministry added.
🔺1 new case confirmed for COVID-19, today.
🔸New case is a 38 year old Ugandan male, cargo transporter who arrived from Kenya via Malaba on 12/04/2020
🔹As of today, Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 stand at 55 in Uganda
🔸8 discharges for COVID-19, to-date. pic.twitter.com/ylMVZ2mdfB
— Ministry of Health- Uganda (@MinofHealthUG) April 14, 2020
According to the Ugandan Ministry of health, there are 55 cases of the virus in the Country so far.
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