The Government of Uganda, through the Ministry of Health has confirmed to the public that the Ebola outbreak in some parts of the country is under control, and that the country is open for tourism. Dr. Diana Atwine, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health said in a statement.
“On 20th September, the first case of Ebola was confirmed at Mubende Regional Referral Hospital. Later on, 44 mores cases were registered.” part of the statement reads
The Government of Uganda and partners have since put measures to control the widespread of the disease, and all contacts within Mubende and the neighbouring districts have been identified and isolated, with a medical team put on duty to do daily routine check-ups.
“The Ministry reiterates that Uganda is safe for all national and international travellers within the country. All places for conference, workshops, tourist attractions including national parks are safe for both local and international tourists.
Anybody with a plan to travel to Uganda is encouraged to continue with their travel plans.” she added.