At Link Bus terminal in Kisenyi, the company has drawn square boxes 2-meters apart to aid social distancing among travelers. The company has also deployed staff to take the body temperature of travelers and ensure they wash hands.
Paul Omongin, the chairperson of Serere Drivers Association says only six taxis from Kagwara, Kamod, Pingire, Serere town and Ochapa had arrived to town in the morning. He explains that many passengers are finding it hard to cope with the new rates.
Dr Ronald Reagan Mutebi, the head of the mass community testing exercise says they have registered a cumulative total of 12 COVID-19 patients. Four of the patients were transferred to Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital and another four to Mbarara Hospital while the Tanzanian national who tested positive is still at large.
The five latest Ebola victims, who included a 15-year-old girl, died between 18 – 30 May. But their deaths were only attributed to Ebola on Sunday following confirmation. Four other people who have contracted the virus - all of whom are contacts of the deceased - are receiving treatment.