HEALTH PS: Dr Diana Atwiine

KAMPALA– At least 106 people who had been under quarantine for 14 days in Kampala over COVID-19 have tested negative.

According to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr Dian Atwiine tweeted that they tested negative after Virus Research Institute carried out the tests.

“What a great relief that of all 104 tested people today none is positive .I am sleeping soundly .May God give us sleep to compensate for all sleepless nights we have spent for 6 days,” she tweeted.

Uganda has so far registered 14 cases of COVID-19 and government has issued tough directives to regulate the spreading of the disease which is wrecking the world.

On Wednesday, President Museveni ordered the closure of public transport throughout the country and closure of schools.

 Meanwhile thee Trade Minister, Amelia Kyambadde on Thursday told security agencies to stop beating traders on suspicion that they selling non-food items in the markets.

President Museveni ordered the suspension of selling non-food items in the markets to avoid congestion which the experts have warned that it spreads the virus which so far killed over 20,000 people.