The Ministry of Health has today, April 11, has released more than 654 Ugandans who have been under mandatory institutional quarantine for about 14 days now at Douglas Villa in Kikoni, a Kampala suburb and other quarantine centres.
According to the Ministry of health ministry Spokesperson Emmanuel Aineybyona, the released persons have been tested three times by the Uganda Research Institute and have received certificates from the ministry.
While speaking to the press upon release, one of the released narrated her ordeal during the quarantine.
“We have spent more than 14 days here. 14 days without our families. 14 days without friends and spouses. It’s been hard but we are through now,” she narrated.
According to the Health Minister Dr Ruth Aceng, among the 53 who tested positive for coronavirus disease, 3 patients will be discharged soon after testing negative for COVID-19 three times.