Four foreigners with Coronavirus symptoms isolated at Entebbe Hospital

Travelers undergoing checks at Entebbe Int. Airport; Daily Monitor Photo

Four foreign nationals are currently isolated at Entebbe Regional Refferal Hospital after presenting flu and cough symptoms, Ministry of Health has revealed.

The four were picked from Entebbe Int. Airport by surveillance teams stationed there to curb importation of the deadly virus.

Without disclosing their nationalities, Ministry of Health Senior Public Relations Officer Emmanuel Ainebyoona said they were picked up from Entebbe International Airport by the surveillance teams.  

“Samples have been collected and are being tested at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI). We will inform the public accordingly,” he said.

More so, the Ministry of Health has asked the public to remain calm and follow preventive measures as there is no confirmed case of Coronavirus.

More than 2,900 people have died globally of corona virus while more than 85,000 infections have been confirmed in dozens of countries according to World Health Organization.




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