CDC Health Alert | Level 4, Very High Infection Rate of COVID-19 in Uganda

Posted December 9, 2020 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Health Watch ~ 1,630 views


Key Information for Travelers to Uganda

  • Travelers should avoid all travel to Uganda.
  • Travel may increase your chance of getting and spreading COVID-19.
  • If you must travel:
    • Before you travelget tested with a viral test 1–3 days before your trip. Do not travel if you are waiting for test results, test positive, or are sick. Follow all entry requirements for your destination and provide any required or requested health information. 
    • During travel, wear a mask, stay at least 6 feet from people who are not traveling with you, wash your hands often or use hand sanitizer, and watch your health for signs of illness.
    • Before traveling back to the United States, get tested with a viral test 1–3 days before travel. Follow all destination and airline recommendations or requirements.
    • After you travelget tested 3–5 days after travel AND stay home for 7 days after travel.
      • If you don’t get tested, it’s safest to stay home for 10 days.
      • If you had a known exposure to COVID-19 while traveling, delay travelquarantine from other people, get tested, and monitor your health.

Source – Center For Disease Control (CDC) website

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