Govt to test incoming travellers for Covid-19

The area where sample collection and mandatory testing for incoming passengers will be done at Entebbe International Airport. Photo | Eve Muganga

What you need to know:

The testing fee for the incoming passengers is $30 (about Shs107,000).  

  • Dr Atek Kagirita, the deputy incident commander for Covid-19 and operations’ officer in-charge of Covid-19 testing at the airport, said they have oriented staff to equip them with airport operations, safety and security implications to safeguard them from the pandemic.

More than 200 staff from all agencies at Entebbe International Airport, who will be involved in testing of incoming travellers, have undergone orientation.

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