The Ministry of Health has announced that 3 more Coronavirus disease patients were were today discharged from Mulago Hospital after the health official approved that they were free from the disease.
According to the Ministry of Health Spokesman Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the total number of recoveries has now risen to 41 in Uganda leaving only 14 in the hospitals.
Ainebyoona, however, said that there are 3 patients who are still undergoing treatment at Mulago Hospital while the rest are at Entebbe Grade B hospital where they are responding to treatment.
Meanwhile, the National Joint Taskforce to combat Coronavirus Pandemic headed by Lt Gen Wilson Mbadi has issued an order to all Regional and District Police Commanders to intercept a Kenyan registered truck number KBE 565B whose driver is suspected to be COVID-19 positive.
According to the order, the driver of the truck is a Kenyan National (names withheld on request) and entered Uganda through the Bunagana border post between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The Ministry of Health surveillance Team has said that the driver who tested at Bunagana border and was allowed to proceed, has since shown that he is positive and therefore should be intercepted and be taken to an isolation unit for further management.