Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC TV) has today confirmed a total of 10 COVID-19 cases. In addition, these were from the 332 samples taken that were taken on 21 August from their staff in Kampala.
“KAMPALA – As you are already aware, our beloved country Uganda has recently experienced a spike in COVID-19 cases. In addition, with the majority reported in our capital city Kampala.
As a socially responsible government agency that is not only passionate, about the safety of our staff but also the health of the general public we serve, Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) took a decision to conduct testing of all our staff for COVID-19.
UBC has ten(10) confirmed cases of COVID-19. They are from 332 samples that were taken on 21 August 2020 from staff at our Kampala office. In addition, for which results 160 samples have been received. As part of our commitment towards the fight against COVID-19 and in line with efforts to prevent further spread, Management together with the Ministry of Health have since embarked on the recommended health care management processes for all the affected persons and commenced contact tracing.
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The corporation would like to assure the general public that we are committed to playing our part in the fight against the covid-19 pandemic and we shall continue to serve the public whilst observing the standard operating procedures (SOPs) that were put in place by the ministry of Health,” UBC posted.
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