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13:42
13:42

Elegu Border Records Sharp Rise in Covid-19 Positive Cases truck drivers 3 1

Last month of September 2021, out of the 2,594 samples tested by the health team 92 people, mostly travelers and long-distance truck drivers turned positive compared to 35 out of 2,478 samples tested in August.
11:14
11:14

EA Business Council Seeks End to COVID-19 Testing for Truck Drivers regional trade 1 3 Top story

Stagnant queues of trucks headed to Uganda through the Busia border currently stretch more than 15 kilometres
12:57
12:57

Truck Drivers Welcome Electronic COVID-19 Tracking System European Union 1

Under this system, a COVID-19 digital certificate issued by one country will be mutually recognized by the other countries, thus eliminating the need for multiple testing.
16:01
16:01

Health Minister Aceng Appeals for Protective Gowns for Health Workers truck drivers 1

The Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng has called on well-wishers to donate protective full-length gowns for medical workers use during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
16:04
16:04

Gov’t to Address Hostility towards Foreign Truck Drivers COVID-19 1

The Foreign Affairs State Minister, Henry Okello Oryem, says the incidents cited in the note are isolated cases and not the official position of Uganda.
10:17
10:17

COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver Intercepted in Elegu, Another Missing Amuru District 1 Top story

Martine Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu District LC 5 Chairperson also the coordinator District Task Force, says the interception of trucker, brings to three number of positive cases being treated at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
18:15
18:15

EAC Member States to Jointly Test Truck Drivers for COVID-19 State House 1 3

This is the highest number of infections to be recorded by the country in one day, since the confirmation of the virus in March. Uganda’s caseload now stands at 114 infections, a sizeable number from Kenyan and Tanzanian truck drivers who are entering the country through Malaba, Busia and Mutukula border posts.
13:10
13:10

Uganda’s Failure to Stop Truck Drivers Triggers Social Media Backlash COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The highest number of cases was recorded last week when 11 truck drivers tested positive in just one day. Yesterday, another four truck drivers from Tanzania, tested positive pushing Uganda’s COVID-19 Caseload to 79.
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