The Ministry of Health on Tuesday, November 24th released a statement saying , “To-date, the Ministry of Health has unmasked a transmission cluster in four learning institutions.”

Four schools including Bishop Cipriano SS, Masaka College of Health Sciences, Vine Paramedical School and Kabala School of Nursing and Midwifery have registered some students with COVID-19.

However, the government says that these schools should not close despite the confirmation of posture cases unless it is in consultation with the Director-General of the Ministry of Health.

It adds, “Schools should enforce ‘Stay Home’ policy for learners and teachers that feel unwell, with quick linkage to health authorities.

Schools have also been asked to step up surveillance and also engage in health education.