Lukwago asks government to offer free Covid-19 tests

A medical worker takes samples from a man at Nakivubo Blue Primary School in Kampala on May 1.Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has asked the government to offer free Covid-19 testing for urban dwellers. PHOTO | ABUBAKER LUBOWA.

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  • During the same press conference yesterday, Mr Lukwago said former KCCA top officials, including Ms Jennifer Musisi, should be investigated for causing financial losses to the institution during the time they were in office.

The Kampala Lord Mayor, Mr Erias Lukwago, has asked government to stop asking citizens to pay for Covid-19 testing, saying it will worsen the situation, especially in Kampala City, which has registered the highest number of cases in the country.

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