KAMPALA – The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) management has confirmed one COVID-19 case at the headquarters.
In a statement dated September 2, KCCA noted that they carried out tests for all staff in order to establish the coronavirus status at City Hall starting August 26, 2020.
“The testing exercise was conducted by the Ministry of Health at the KCCA Headquarters. The results that were returned on September 1, 2020, reported one positive case at our Headquarter,” reads an excerpt.
Management said the confirmed case has been counselled and safely evacuated to the designated Medical Centre for appropriate care while the KCCA COVID-19 surveillance team conducts tracing of all the possible contacts.
“KCCA appeals to the Public to observe the safety protocols as guided by the Ministry of Health—regularly wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and/or use an alcohol based hand sanitiser, wear a face mask appropriately and maintain a social distance while in public,” reads the statement in part.
“It is through adhering to these protocols that we will keep ourselves, others and workplaces safe,” the statement reads further.
The ministry of health has confirmed 75 cases rising the total cases to 3,112.
The total COVID-19 recoveries stand at 1,528 while the death toll stands at 32.