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BREAKING: Uganda confirms 1st Case of COVID-19

Uganda has this evening confirmed the 1st Corona Virus Case.

According the Hon. Jane Ruth Achieng the Minister of Health, The confirmed case is a 36 year old Ugandan male who arrived from Dubai at 2:00am today, Saturday 21 March 2020 aboard Ethiopian airlines.

He presented with symptoms of high fever and poor appetite, Minister Stated.

“During the screening process at the airport, his temperature was 38.7. This prompted the health teams to isolate him at the airport for further follow up. Subsequent temperatures taken at intervals of 30 minutes and one hour remained the same” Minister revealed adding that He was evacuated to Entebbe Grade B Hospital for further follow up where a nasal swab was taken for analysis.

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