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38 Rwandan Nationals Quarantined in Buvuma District

The group which includes 28 men and 10 women entered the district through Kalangala district to Lubya Island but were intercepted on Monday by the district COVID-19 surveillance team.
Agnes Nabirye the Buvuma Residential District Commissioner.

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38 Rwandan nationals who illegally entered into Buvuma district have been quarantined.

The group which includes 28 men and 10 women entered the district through Kalangala district to Lubya Island but were intercepted on Monday by the district COVID-19 surveillance team.

According to the District Health Officer- DHO Baker Kanyike, the group has been quarantined at Buvuma College School.

Agnes Nabirye the Resident District Commissioner says the team managed to beat the marine surveillance team to reach Buvuma. She says that several Rwandan, Tanzanian and Kenyan nationals have made it a habit to illegally enter the district to engage in silverfish business.

“They have come from Kalangala side to involve in silverfish business, they travel during night hours from different localities. A team that we have intercepted are Rwandans”

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Cue out: ...bantu ba Rwanda”//

The District LCV Chairperson Alex Mabiriizi notes that securing water bodies is difficult for the district due to a limited budget.

“We have so many areas that are not easily monitored and are used by many people to sneak in the country through our local council chairpersons are also doing tremendous work of alerting the surveillance team whenever new entrants turn up” 

//Cue in: “Tulina ebitundu ebimu…

Cue out: ...ddala kwetabamu”//                   

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