Two new cases at Unra  as Offices close.

Two new cases at Unra as Offices close.

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The statement from UNRA indicates that its Jinja Offices located on Plot 68-76 Nile Crescent  road will be closed from today to 3rd September to facilitate contact tracing and allow sufficient safety precautions including disinfection of premises.

UNRA joins,Vision Group,Uganda National Oil Company,,Ministry Of Finance and Economic  Development  and Uganda BroadCasting Corporation among other Companies where  Covid 19  victims have been  discovered.

The statement indicates that UNRA Management took a decision to conduct testing of staff for COVID-19 on 19th August 2020 as a proactive measure starting to detect and prevent the spread of the virus and to offer adequate support to staff in a timely manner.

To dates, Unra has confirmed about 8 cases, with 6 from the authority’s Headquarters.

This brings the total confirmed cases at UNRA to 8.

According to UNRA, the cases are part of the 107 samples taken on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

“Subsequently, the offices are temporarily closed from today (31th August) to Thursday 03rd September 2020 to facilitate contact tracing exercise and allow sufficient safety precautions including disinfection of the premises,” reads an a statement.

UNRA Management took a decision to conduct testing of staff for COVID-19 as a proactive measure starting on August 19, 2020 to detect and prevent the spread of the virus and to offer adequate support to staff in a timely manner.

“Upon confirmation of the confirmed cases, Management, together with the Ministry of Health embark on the respective incident management protocols and the much needed health support system that includes psychosocial services to our affected members of staff under medical care,” reads an excerpt.

“We appeal to all our clients and the general public to continue practicing proper health hygiene as advised by the Ministry of Health including regular washing of hands, wearing facemasks, avoiding close contact and refraining from shaking hands among others,” the statement further reads

UNRA joins,Vision Group,Uganda National Oil Company,,Ministry Of Finance and Economic  Development  and Uganda BroadCasting Corporation among other Companies where  Covid 19  victims have been  discovered.

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