Uproar as government asks salaried workers to donate Shs10, 000 each

This photo taken on May 17 shows the National COVID-19 Response Fund led by Minister in Charge of General Duties, Mary Karooro Okurut meeting in Kampala.

What you need to know:

  • The 24 cases were part of 2,044 samples that were tested on Saturday at both the Mutukula points of entry using the Genexpert machines and Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI).

A section of formal workers on Sunday took to social media to air their disgust after the National Response Covid-19 Fund made an appeal asking them to donate Shs10, 000 each, to compliment government’s efforts in the fight against coronavirus.


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