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Two Foreigners Isolated in Amuru

Four people including two foreigners have been put under quarantine at Elegu border post in Amuru district after opening up that they were from India.

The four include Adok Agany Agoth, aged 39, and Wol Anyu, aged 28, who are South Sudanese nationals.

The other two Ssevume Jonathan, aged 35, a taxi driver at Entebbe Airport and Bazil Bukenya, aged 40, are Ugandans.

They travelled from Entebbe using Airport taxi Registration No UAW 635R white in colour which is now parked at Elegu URA parking yard.

The four had wanted to cross to South Sudan vie Elegu border post when they were intercepted and quarantined at Elegu.

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River region police spokesperson said the four spent last night at Damascus hotel in Adjumani district.

According to Okema, the four have been isolated pending further test and screening at Elegu isolation centre by a team from the Ministry of health.

Meanwhile, over 100 people travelling to South Sudan are stranded at Elegu border post after being offloaded there.

They traveled in several buses which have since returned to Kampala.

Amuru District Coronavirus Task Force Team was planning to isolate them pending screening.

In a similar development, 25 people who traveled from abroad and neighboring countries are under self-quarantine in Gulu District for 14 days.

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