The two community cases are a 28-year-old male from Buikwe district and a contact of a previously confirmed positive truck driver and the other is a 26-year-old male from Kyambogo, also a contact of another positive truck driver.
On Sunday, Uganda also blocked another 32 drivers from crossing the borders after testing positive to coronavirus. Some of the drivers had entered the country through the Mutukula point of entry where the government has installed a GeneXpert machine that had the ability to produce results in 45 minutes.
According to Mwebesa, Uganda now has 80 admitted COVID-19 patients who are all in a stable condition and up to 65 people have recovered and been discharged from Hospitals.
The novel coronavirus has so far infected more than 5 million people worldwide, caused more than 325,218 deaths and thrown the futures of even the most robust economies into jeopardy.
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