KAMPALA- Renowned NTV journalist Raymond Mujuni has revealed that he is on his 5th day of isolation after coming into contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.
Mujuni who made the revelation on Twitter said he has no symptoms or signs adding that he’s still negative.
“Doctors say only after 14 days can an accurate result be made. I urge you all, PLEASE, wear your mask, sanitise, wash hands,” he tweeted.
On August 11,2020, an NTV employee tested positive for coronavirus, moments after a similar case was announced at Vision Group.
“Colleagues, following routine testing, one of our staff members has tested positive for the coronavirus. Although the staff member is asymptomatic, they have been isolated in line with Ministry of Health guidelines. We are also working with the Ministry to trace and test all contacts and have activated our internal protocols to ensure the safety and well-being of all our staff members and partners,” NMG-U Executive Director Tonny Glencross announced in a staff memo on Monday, August 17, 2020.
“I would like to remind each one of you to follow public health guidance on social distancing, washing hands with soap, and wearing a face mask at all times when in public. No one shall be allowed into the office without following these guidelines,” he added.
318 COVID-19 cases have been registered from Friday’s samples making it the highest number of cases in a single day.
Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng has revealed that part of the new confirmed cases are from NBS TV and BBS TV.