Kampala :An employee working with Vision Group over the weekend tested positive for Covid-19, according to executive director Robert Kabushenga .
In a memo to staff members, Robert Kabushenga, the chief executive officer of the company said they are working with the relevant authorities to have the matter handled.
“management is tracking all possible contacts at the office and will collaborate with the medical workers to facilitate further tests,” Kabushenga wrote in the memo dated August 17, 2020.
He said that those found to have been in close contact with the employee will have to undergo self isolation for 14 days.
Last week, three firms based in Kampala; Eagle Holdings, Toyota Uganda and Megha Industries were told to close temporarily after some of their employees tested positive for Covid-19.
In the same vein an employee of Monitor Publications Ltd, a subsidiary of Nation Media Group – Uganda, has tested positive for coronavirus, moments after a similar case was announced at Vision Group.
“Colleagues, following routine testing, one of our staff members has tested positive for the coronavirus. Although the staff member is asymptomatic, they have been isolated in line with Ministry of Health guidelines. We are also working with the Ministry to trace and test all contacts and have activated our internal protocols to ensure the safety and well-being of all our staff members and partners,” NMG-U Executive Director Tonny Glencross announced in a staff memo on Monday, August 17, 2020.
Currently there are 1560 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Uganda and 15 deaths.