No coronavirus in Kampala, says minister

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The ministry of Health has dismissed social media posts alleging that there was a COVID19 suspected case in downtown Kampala.

Health minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said they received an alert of a COVID-19 suspected case in downtown Kampala but established that she was under mandatory self-quarantine upon returning from a high risk country.

“We sent our surveillance teams who established that she was in mandatory self-quarantine and exhibited no signs and symptoms of COVIDー19,” Aceng said.

Uganda has NO case of COVID-19, the minister emphasised.

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Meanwhile, Crane Management Services also dismissed the rumour that the patient, a tenant of the Ruparelia Group owned Royal Plaza, had coronavirus.

In a statement, Prabhat Mishra the General Manager of Royal Plaza, said the tenant came back from China a couple of weeks ago and decided to self-isolate.  

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