National Resistance Movement Secreatry General has confirmed over social media that top party officials have tested positive for the coronavirus.
This morning, two of our staff at the NRM Secretariate tested positive for COVID-19 and have been admitted to the hospital for proper care.Justine Lumumba Kasule on Twitter
“We are working with the technical people and further guidance to be given in due course.I urge everyone to stay alert, healthy & safe,” continued Justine Lumumba.
This news comes less than 24 hours after NRM Party President and Presidential Flagbearer, H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the nomination ceremony confirmed he had the test conducted on him and tests came back negative after concerns rose of infections among cabinet members and MPs.
“I apologize for the hoarse voice, I had some sore throat. My first fear was that I had got coronavirus, so I called the doctors to take a sample. I have been taking ginger, lemon, and some honey and now the voice will sort itself out,” said President Museveni.
Uganda has registered 5 new cases of the virus today.