Covid-19: Nine UPDF soldiers quarantined in Somalia

A guard of honour mounted for the Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), of the Uganda People’s Defence Force Gen David Muhoozi during an official visit in Mogadishu, Somalia on August 15, 2017. PHOTO | FILE | URN

What you need to know:

  • He added that disinfectants, hand sanitizers and face masks have been distributed, and an isolation facility at LII Firld/Hospital has been designated to take care of any cases. 

  • Somalia has so far registered 601 cases of COVID-19, 28 deaths and 31 recoveries.

Nine members of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) contingent in Somalia are under isolation after coming into contact with a confirmed case who is in Mogadishu. 

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