The Ministry of Health on Friday received a consignment of 5 COVID-19 smart testing walk through booths, 26,400 RNA extraction kits and another 26,400 PCR diagnostic kits from KOICA in support of the COVID-19 response.

The smart testing booths will boost testing efforts and increase operational efficiency at major entry points on land border and at the main airport.

Other items received in support of the COVID-19 response include; 34,000 KF94 Quality Sanitary Masks, 10,000 PCR Diagnostic kits and PPE from GoodNeighbors with support from KOICA.

To-date, KOICA has supported the COVID-19 response in Uganda to a tune of over USD 1.5 million.

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