The Minister of Health, Hon. Jane Ruth Aceng and State Minister for Health in charge of General Duties, Hon. Robinah Nabbanja have today commissioned the 1st Port Health laboratory in Uganda.
It is a gene expert laboratory with 2 machines and capacity to run 64 samples per hour.
All truck drivers arriving via Mutukula point of entry will be tested for COVID-19 and results given within 45 minutes.
“If you are found positive, you cannot proceed with your journey, if you are negative, you are released,” Hon. Jane Ruth Aceng said.
Later in the evening, Hon. Jane Ruth Aceng was hosted on Radio Buddu and she spoke about COVID-19 and the launch of the port health laboratory at Mutukula Point of Entry. Stay safe, stay home #Tonsemberera.