TOYOTA UGANDA Kampala Branch closed after employees tested positive for COVID-19

Toyota closes Kampala branch after 3 staff members test positive for covid-19; Courtesy Photo

Toyota Uganda has announced temporally closure of it’s offIce in Kampala after 3 of their staff tested positive for COVID-19.

According to the Managing Director, Mahmood Omar, some of the staff at the Kampala office reported that they were feeling unwell with symptoms similar to those of covid-19 last week prompting management to request that they take tests for the virus.

The three were later found to be positive for covid-19 Mahmood said in a statement released on Monday.

“In the meantime, our Kampala branch at First Street, Industrial Area, will be temporarily closed effective today as additional steps, as guided by the authorities, are put in place…” the statement reads in part.

The three positive cases have since been referred to Mulago Hospital for further observation and treatment while the rest of the staff have been requested to stay home under the mandatory 14 days quarantine as the situation continues to be monitored – the statement adds.

“Strict measures and Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) continue to be followed at our Head Office in Namanve Industrial Park as well as the rest of our countrywide branches which are open” Mahmood said.

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