The Kilak North Member of Parliament, Anthony
Akol has been ejected from parliament and advised to self-quarantine.
after Akol revealed to the house on Thursday afternoon that he had just traveled
to South Korea and South Africa.
The two countries have registered several cases
of Corona virus patients.
Akol explained that he wasn’t checked when he arrived
at Entebbe International Airport just like the case was in other countries on
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It is at this juncture that the Kasilo County MP, Elijah Okupa wondered whether it was procedurally
right to let Akol stay in the house yet he hasn’t self-quarantined for 14 days.
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In her ruling, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga ordered Akol to exit the house and self-quarantine
for the mandatory 14 days.
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The State Minister for Health-General Duties,
Robinah Nabbanja assured parliament that there is vigorous screening of all travelers
entering the country at Entebbe International Airport and that those from
affected countries are quarantined for 14 days.
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The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah who recently
returned from London told URN that he had concluded his self-quarantine on
The corona virus, which broke out in China in December last year,
spreads through contact with an infected person.
At least 126,000 cases of corona virus and 4,600
deaths have been registered worldwide.
The virus has since spread to
Iran, France, Italy, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia, Togo, Cameroon, Algeria and
Nigeria prompting the WHO to declare it a global pandemic.