Uganda has confirmed her first case of the deadly corona virus (Covid19) that has caused panic in the whole world.

The minister of health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng confirmed the development to the country at midnight and the patient is isolated at Entebbe Grade B hospital for monitoring

“The confirmed case is a 36 year old Ugandan male who arrived from Dubai at 2:00am today, Saturday 21 March 2020 aboard Ethiopian airlines. He presented with symptoms of high fever and poor appetite”reads a statement by the Ministry of Health.

This comes at the heels of President Museveni’s directive to close schools, churches and ban on public gatherings, in addition to the Wednesday directives, President Museveni last evening temporarily banned commercial flights to Uganda and domestic flights will be allowed.

Details to follow as new developments unfold for Covid19 in Uganda.