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Short Update: At least 199 inmates and 24 prisons officers under quarantine as Kaiti prison in Uganda confirms first COVID-19 case

FT Admin - June 17, 2020 - COVID-19 Updates, prison conditions

At least 199 inmates and 24 Prisons officers are currently under quarantine at Kaiti prison in Namutumba District for 14 days after a former inmate tested positive for COVID-19. 

Mr Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Service spokesperson, yesterday said the confirmed case was arrested for defying the presidential directive in Mayuge District and had so far spent four days in prison. 

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