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Wednesday, 30th September, 2020
 Kenya   ::   News
Uganda denies seven Kenyan truckers entry after testing positive for virus
Jul 20, 2020
By: Abara Bleesing Oluchi

Seven more Kenyan truckers were on Monday denied entry into Uganda after testing positive for Covid-19.

Seven Kenyans and two Tanzanians tested positive at various border points and were not permitted to enter Uganda.

According to a statement from the Ugandan Ministry of Health, the country recorded four confirmed cases on Monday bringing their total to 1,069 cases.

142 are active cases with 1,071 recoveries recorded since the first case was announced in Uganda.

Last week, 15 Kenyan truck drivers were blocked from entering Uganda due to Covid-19.

The 15 tested positive on the Busia, Malaba border and were not allowed to enter Uganda.

The 15 are part of 19 foreign truck drivers - 15 Kenyans, 2 Congolese and two Tanzanians- that tested positive at the boarder points of entry.

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