As more Covid19 cases get conformed at different government agencies and other organizations in the country, 6 new ones have been reported at the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) offices.
Five of these were confirmed at the main officers at the Nakawa Business Park and one at UNRA Masindi Station Office.
The confirmed cases are from 494 samples taken on 19th and 20th August 2020 for which results for 222 samples have been received.
UNRA said in a statement that it took a decision to conduct testing of staff as a proactive measure to detect and prevent the spread of the virus and to offer adequate support to staff in a timely manner.
“Upon confirmation of the mentioned cases, Management, together with the Ministry of Health have since rolled out the respective incident management protocols and the much needed health support system that will include psychosocial services to our affected members of staff currently under medical care.”
“We appeal to all our clients and the general public to continue practicing proper health hygiene as advised by the Ministry of Health including regular washing of hands, wearing facemasks, avoiding close contact and refraining from shaking hands among others.”