Five hotels closed in Mbarara, as the virus cases in Uganda rose to 1,182

NEWS: Five hotels closed in Mbarara, as the Coronavirus cases in Uganda rise to 1,182

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 02:36 pm

Authorities in Mbarara District have closed five inns in Mbarara City after reportedly accommodating two Covid-19 effective guests.

The hotels have been closed in the course of an operation led via the district deputy resident commissioner, Mr Emmy Turyabagyenyi, who also ordered for police deployment to seal off the premises.

“Mbarara District Covid-19 taskforce on Friday closed 4 motels that include Rwampara Suites, Leisure Park International, African Guest House, Golden Monkey Guest House and Acacia Hotel, all found in Kakoba division for web hosting Covid-19 advantageous friends and their contacts,’’ Mr Turyabagyenyi said.

He defined that on July 29, a Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) reputable from Bunagana border factor who used to be traveling to Kampala slept in Mbarara before the take a look at effects of his driver got here out advantageous with the virus.

“A URA reputable spent a night time at Acacia Hotel on his way from Bunagana border in Kisoro District where his driver had examined fine for the virus.

His driver’s outcomes had been launched when the two have been already in Mbarara for two days.

The driver whose results had examined fine slept at African Guest House,’’ Mr Turyabagyenyi said. Another case was once a 32-year-old money changer at Mutukulu border point.

He’s a resident of Kiruhura who determined his way to Mbarara and slept at Leisure Park International Hotel earlier than switching to Golden Monkey Guest House in Kijungu.

Rwampara Suites was once closed due to the fact authorities feared that contacts to a high quality case from the neighbouring Leisure Park International Hotel had been accommodated there.