COVID-19: Uganda Confirms 7 New Cases

COVID-19: Uganda Confirms 7 New Cases

By Samuel Opio

Seven new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Uganda today,
Saturday 28 March 2020,” the health ministry has announced.

This brings the total to 30 confirmed cases in the country.

Health ministry says out of 225 samples run, 218 samples
have tested negative for COVID-19.
Minister Aceng’s post confirming th the bad news

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, government has put in
place several measures aimed at combating the spread of coronavirus.

Government started by banning all cultural, social,
political and any form of gatherings that saw a schools, universities,
churches, mosques and any other place that brings a big number of people
together closed.

The guidelines have also seen public transport suspended for
two weeks.
“It is wise that we temporary remove these concentration points to prevent the
spread of coronavirus. All these institutions, without exception should close
so that we deny this virus high concentration. We don’t want the virus to find
dry grass ready for ignition,” the president said.

The President had on Saturday morning said the country will need
to take additional drastic measures to help combat the spread of the
coronavirus pandemic.

“We may have to
take additional drastic measures. I will keep you informed,” Museveni said. ( an accessible web community

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