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Coronavirus: Uganda ramps up health checks

By AFP

Added 10th March 2020 05:27 PM

Since the novel coronavirus first emerged in late December 2019, more than 115,124 cases have been recorded in 105 countries and territories, killing 4,067 people

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Airport personel prepare for passengers arriving on international flights at the port health desk where they are screened for signs of the novel coronavirus at Entebbe Airport on March 3, 2020. (Photo by SUMY SADURNI / AFP)

Since the novel coronavirus first emerged in late December 2019, more than 115,124 cases have been recorded in 105 countries and territories, killing 4,067 people

HEALTH  CORONAVIRUS

KAMPALA - As the coronavirus crisis continues to shake the world, with more than 4,000 people dead, Uganda has intensified measures to prevent the virus from entering its borders.

Since the novel coronavirus first emerged in late December 2019, more than 115,124 cases have been recorded in 105 countries and territories, killing 4,067 people, according to an AFP tally compiled at around 1200 GMT on Tuesday based on official sources.

 hinese embassy officials alongside airport personel prepare for passengers arriving on international flights at the port health desk where they are screened for signs of the novel coronavirus at ntebbe irport on arch 3 2020 Chinese embassy officials alongside airport personel prepare for passengers arriving on international flights at the port health desk where they are screened for signs of the novel coronavirus at Entebbe Airport on March 3, 2020

 assengers arriving on international flights are screened to detect signs of the novel coronavirus at ntebbe irport on arch 3 2020 Passengers arriving on international flights are screened to detect signs of the novel coronavirus at Entebbe Airport on March 3, 2020.

 

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 n airport health worker checks travel documents of passengers An airport health worker checks travel documents of passengers

 

 assengers arriving on international flights are asked to disinfect their hands at ntebbe irport as they are screened for signs of the novel coronavirus at ntebbe irport on arch 3 2020 Passengers arriving on international flights are asked to disinfect their hands at Entebbe Airport as they are screened for signs of the novel coronavirus at Entebbe Airport on March 3, 2020

 

  passenger originating from hina has his body temperature taken upon arrival at ntebbe nternational irport A passenger originating from China has his body temperature taken upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport

 

 

 hinese passengers originating from hina queue to be screened for novel coronavirus at ntebbe irport on arch 3 2020 Chinese passengers originating from China queue to be screened for novel coronavirus at Entebbe Airport on March 3, 2020

 

 assengers are asked to disinfect their hands upon arrival Passengers are asked to disinfect their hands upon arrival

 

 assengers arriving at ntebbe nternational irport leave the lobby after they have been screened and cleared Passengers arriving at Entebbe International Airport leave the lobby after they have been screened and cleared

 

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