The number of COVID-19 cases in Uganda now stands at 260 after 12 new cases were registered on Monday.
According to the Ministry of Health, the new cases were confirmed from 1,743 samples of truck drivers.
Thirty two foreign truck drivers who tested positive for COVID-19 were turned back to their respective countries, according to tweet that was posted on the ministry's Twitter handle.
On Sunday, 21 people had tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Uganda to 248.
Since many people raised the issue that they cannot afford these masks, the gov't has decided to provide these masks to all Ugandans 6 years and above," Mr Museveni said in a televised address.