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Correction: ‘Oyam confirms 1st corona case’ not true

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Last Updated on: 19th May 2020, 06:17 pm



  • According to additional information from Oyam RDC, Gillian Akullu, the man tested positive from Elegu and was intercepted in Iceme, Oyam district.
  • She adds that the patient is a truck driver who has been loading soya beans in Iceme and was transporting it to Kampala.
  • He was together with his son inside the lorry

Oyam district task-force on COVID-19 has intercepted a truck driver who tested positive for coronavirus disease.

Resident District Commissioner [RDC] Gillian Akullu who’s also the head of the district task force on COVID-19 told TND News, Tuesday afternoon.

The positive person, according to the district official, did not interact with anyone from the community.

The truck driver was intercepted in Iceme. His lorry was being loaded with bags of soya beans, TND New has freshly learnt.

The Ministry of Health has since tested over 87,832 samples and has 260 confirmed positive cases, as of Monday 18 May 2020.

63 people have recovered and no death


TND News Management would like to apologise to the nation, and the entire population of Oyam district for our story: “Breaking: Oyam confirms 1st corona case”. The publication is committed to publish and disseminate accurate news and information at all times.

At this time of great troubles due to COVID-19, citizens should not be fed on false information, and further stressing on this, we are sincerely remorseful.

StaySafe, StayHome – #Tonsemberera

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