Uganda seizes passports of all travellers from countries with high coronavirus cases

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Uganda seizes passports of all travellers from countries with high coronavirus cases

The Ugandan government on Saturday announced that it has started seizing passports of all travellers from countries with high coronavirus cases. 

 

Minister of State for Primary Health Care Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu in her tweet, said the decision was taken to prevent the spread of the pandemic that has wreaked havoc across the world.

 

She tweeted; 

 

We have withheld all passports of travellers from category one countries until completion of the 14 days of mandatory quarantine. We hope this eliminates chances of escape from designated areas. I want to assure you that @MinofHealthUG  is doing all it takes to keep #Uganda safe.

 

Uganda seizes passports of all travellers from countries with high coronavirus cases

 

Kaducu further revealed that  Entebbe International Airport was peaceful and orderly on Saturday as travellers were following directives from the Health ministry officials regarding quarantines.

 

She added; 

 

“A list of hotel options and telephone numbers have been provided before and on arrival to allow them choose their preferred…



Source: Linda Ikeji