By Our Reporter
13th Feb 2020
Three Chinese nationals in Mukono have been isolated after returning from China two weeks ago.
The Chinese are Zhong Hing, Wany Wen Xi and Ni Side, workers at China Star Limited a factory producing iron bars in Seeta Mukono Municipality.
They were isolated on Wednesday at their respective homes in Mukono.
The Ministry of Health Spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona, says that they have decided to isolate them for two weeks as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus and a team of officers from the ministry are monitoring them in case they have signs and symptoms of the virus but if they have no problem, they will be allowed to resume work.
On Tuesday, the Ministry of Health said that 220 travelers to Uganda from China were isolated in their homes.
They include Chinese Nationals and Ugandans who arrived in the country between Sunday and Tuesday.
According to the Ministry, they are being monitored by health officials in their homes in case they develop further symptoms that are associated with the disease.