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Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 927

11 of the cases were from samples picked from truck drivers at different points of entry while five cases were picked from contacts in Amuru and Namulindwa.
Uganda’s COVID-19 cases have risen to 927 following the confirmation of 16 new cases. The new cases are part of 2,993 samples that were tested on Friday.  

11 of the cases were from samples picked from truck drivers at different points of entry while five cases were picked from contacts in Amuru and Namisindwa districts.

42 foreign truck drivers also tested positive for COVID-19. The rise in COVID-19 cases is being recorded in other countries and not just Uganda. 

The number of reported cases on the African continent as of Saturday stands at 430,000 with 207,000 recoveries recorded. 

According to WHO, majority of the continent's cases come from the Southern part of the continent.

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