Uganda government on Friday suspended flights to and from India after detecting the Indian Covid-19 variant.

Minister of Health, Jane Ruth Aceng said that suspension starts May 1, midnight until further notice.

“All passenger flights between Uganda and India a highly affected country have been suspended beginning 1st May midnight” – Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said

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“All travelers who may have been in India or traveled through India in the last 14 days regardless of route taken shall not be allowed into Uganda,” – she added

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