Uganda shuts all her borders, after reporting first coronavirus case

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. Photo Courtesy

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday ordered the closure of all Ugandan border points effective Sunday. The announcement by the president came before the Country recorded the first case of Coronavirus. Uganda Health Minister Ruth Aseng confirmed the case to be of a 36 year old Ugandan male who arrived from Dubai at 2:00am, Saturday 21 March 2020 aboard Ethiopian airlines. He presented with symptoms of high fever and poor appetite. “This prompted the health team at the airport to isolate him for further follow up. Subsequent temperatures taken at intervals of…