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COVID-19 Scare; President Museveni Reveals how He Tested for COVID-19 after Abruptly Developing Sore Throat



The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) on Tuesday morning joyously nominated President Yoweri Museveni as the party’s presidential flag bearer at the Party’s headquarters at Kyaddondo in Kampala

The NRM Electoral Commission chairperson, Dr.Tanga Odoi, also revealed that Museveni has also been nominated as the sole candidate for the National Chairperson for the ruling party as the deadline for picking nomination forms ended last week.

Museveni,75 also revealed that a manifesto is being worked detailing NRM plans for the next five years.

During the event, Museveni disclosed how he panicked and tested for COVID -19 on Sunday morning after waking up with a sore throat that led to the loss of his voice for hours.

Museveni whose voice was still hoarse during today’s occasion says he quickly sent for his Doctors who took his samples that returned that very evening negative.

He however attributes the hoarse voice to over 6 hours long meetings he attended where he had to talk for hours with a mask on.

“It appears that when you talk for long in the mask, it affects your voice,” Museveni explained.

Uganda’s COVID-19 cases now stand at 1,128 infections with 153 active cases and 2 Deaths.

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