Uganda, Nov. 15 -- Five Congolese refugees have been isolated at Nyakabande refugee transit camp in Kisoro District after testing positive for Covid-19.

The assistant district health officer, Ms Annette Dusabe, yesterday said although the patients are not very sick, they have been isolated to avoid transmitting the disease to others.

"It's true we have isolated the five refugees. We are closely monitoring their health as we treat every symptom that manifests," Ms Dusabe said.

She advised the health workers, staff from different humanitarian organisations operating at the transit camp and the general population in the district to observe standard operating procedures to avoid contracting the disease.

The deputy Resident District Commis...