Ten (10) staff of the national broadcaster Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) have tested positive for COVID19.
This was confirmed by UBC management in a statement released on the 26th August,2020.
“UBC has ten confirmed cases of COVID19. The cases are from the 322 samples that were taken on 21st August,2020 from staff at our Kampala office for which results of 160 samples have been received.” said UBC management.
It adds the its working together with the Ministry of health on the recommended health care management process for all the affected persons and as well commenced contract tracing.
UBC joins a list of media houses to confirm COVID-19 cases at their premises. Others include NBS, NTV, BBS, Vision group and Radio Pacis in Arua.
Currently, Uganda registers a cumulative total of 2,524 confirmed COVID-19 cases, 1,268 recoveries and twenty six (26) COVID19 deaths.