By Hamza Kyeyune
KAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda received a donation of two mobile laboratories for testing and diagnosing COVID-19 from the East African Community, health minister Jane Ruth Aceng said at a news conference Saturday.
The laboratories are equipped with modern equipment and can diagnose most pathogens in addition to providing safe, accurate and timely results for COVID-19.
They will be deployed to border points with a lot of human traffic to speed up testing for the cvirus. At least 2,500 trucks enter Uganda from neighboring countries each day.
Aceng said the labs will bring testing closer to communities and