Isaac Erase, a private security guard with Kamed Security Company told URN that one of their bosses briefed them on Sunday indicating that COVID-19 has already entered the university and advised them to enforce the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs.
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Hundreds of students and visitors were turned away from Kyambogo University on
the first of the presidential nominations on Monday because of showing up
without face masks. Those turned away tried to access the university from Kyambogo
police station gate, national council for higher education gate, department of
art and design gate and Kabaka road.
entrances are usually manned by Kamed Security Company, a private Security
Company. However, because of the two day’s presidential nomination, they are
now accompanied by other security agencies like police and soldiers. Despite
the presidential nomination taking place at Kyambogo sports ground, the few
students who made it into the university were allowed to access their lecture
the Kyambogo University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Elli Katunguka had
communicated the suspension of all university activities. Kyambogo University
has already entered in the books of the Health Ministry after one of the staff
in the office of Dean of vocational studies tested positive for COVID-19. His
nine contacts have since been isolated.
Isaac Erase, a private security guard with Kamed Security Company told URN that
one of their bosses briefed them on Sunday indicating that COVID-19 has already
entered the university and advised them to enforce the Standard Operating
Procedures-SOPs. Erase notes that they were directed to be extra careful and
make sure that whoever accesses the premises have their masks on and endeavour
to hand wash/sanitize.
security guard at Kabaka road gate told URN condition of anonymity that
students had started relaxing on the COVID-19 prevention measures to an extent
that most of them come without masks and don’t sanitize their hands. She hopes
that whoever comes on Tuesday will have their mask on or else they will be