Hours ago, the Ministry of Health, through Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng – the Cabinet Minister of the same announced eight (8) news cases of the COVID-19 virus in Uganda.
The infected are currently going through quarantine in various areas of Uganda and were among a group of 35 Ugandans that were put under mandatory quarantine after jetting back in the country from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
We’ve laboured to profile for you the details of these infected citizens and the areas within Kampala that they’re based, so that you can increase your alertness and self control measures against the coronavirus. Take a look.
- 37 years old from Rubaga Division
- 35 year old from Ntinda
- 34 year old from Makindye
- 30 year old from Seguku
- 28 year old from Baale, Kayunga
- 25 year old from Kayunga
- 35 year old from Nkonkonjeru Nsangi
- 64 year old from Ntinda
The COVID-19 is a highly infectious disease whose incubation period is within 14 days. According to Dr Aceng, signs and symptoms of the virus can be seen anytime within the 14 days – starting from the second day to the 14th, depending on the immunity strength of the person.
Endeavour to wash your hands regularly with soap and avoid crowded places to be safe. Also, desist from touching your face as the eyes, nose and mouth are highly likely to lead the virus into the bed as soon as your hands enable it.