Uganda: at least 50 MPs tested positive for Covid-19

Uganda: at least 50 MPs tested positive for Covid-19

At least 50 Ugandan Members of Parliament and staff have tested positive for Coronavirus, the Director of Communication and Public Affairs, Chris Obore has confirmed on Tuesday.

“About 50 Members of Parliament and staff who participated in the EAC Legislative Assemblies’ sports in Arusha have tested positive for Covid-19 , “ Mr Obore has tweeted.

He has reassured that those who have contracted the virus are now managed by the health ministry.

“They are being managed by the Ministry of Health and Parliament Health team. No hospitalization case registered. The majority who went to Arusha are safe,” he added.

Uganda has so far recorded a total of 129,000 cases of coronavirus, including 3,274 deaths.

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