Ten (10) new cases were confirmed from samples tested for the virus yesterday, Monday, May 25, 2020.
The security warning follows complaints by some truck drivers that they were paying exorbitant amounts to a tune of Sh300, 000 for stopover parking.
Some drivers have reportedly been held up at the border for up to four days as they await their test result before being allowed to continue.
Rwanda has adopted one of the toughest but best option of relay driving where for example a truck driver from Uganda stops at the border, the truck is...
Tweeting on its official twitter handle, the ministry said all the new confirmed cases are from the 1,741 samples of truck drivers.
Out of the 13 new cases, seven are Kenyans, four are Ugandans while two are Tanzanians. Tracking them has commenced.
"The two new cases are both Kenyan male truck drivers aged 55 and 27 who arrived into the country via Busia and Malaba respectively," the health ministry...
The ministry revealed that both of the cases are male with one a Ugandan aged 24 and a Burundian aged 21.
"I say it is suicidal because, if we stop cargo, how will our coffee (and cotton, tea, cotton, milk, cement from the factories and food) move?" says President...
After the recent confirmed COVID-19 cases being of cargo truck drivers, the Government has stepped up vigilance to nip the challenge in the bud
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