Uganda suspends journey to and from India
The government of Uganda has banned entry to and from India until further notice after a spike in COVID-19 infections and deaths on the subcontinent.
- Uganda has suspended all travel in and out of the country following the surge in COVID-19 cases in India.
- Fly Emirates and Kenya Airways, which depart from Entebbe International Airport in Uganda, announced similar measures.
- Regardless of the route, all travelers who have been in India or have traveled through India in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Uganda.
This was announced at the weekend by the Honorable Minister of Health (MOH), Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, announced after the first recorded case of the Indian coronavirus strain.
Earlier this week, Fly Emirates and Kenya Airways, which depart from Entebbe International Airport, announced similar measures after raising concerns last week.
“Following the existing COVID-19 control measures, all travelers and passengers from India will be banned from entering Uganda starting May 1, 2021 at midnight,” she said.
This is independent of the itinerary. In addition, all travelers who have been in India or have traveled through India in the past 14 days, regardless of the route taken, are not allowed to enter Uganda.