Bebe Cool has recorded a Coronavirus awareness song and said he doesn’t mind his nemesis Bobi Wine to join him.
In a rare show of unity, Bebe Cool said Bobi is welcome.
He also called on any other top artist to join in.
“Corona Distance” single dropping soon
#Bebecool. Would like to appeal to top stars to call and join me on this song,” the musician wrote.
And one fan asked the singer to consider including Bobi Wine on the jam.
To which he replied: “He is welcome.” And this has sent fans into overdrive with many tagging Bobi Wine in the post.
The Ministry of Health on Friday night confirmed the first case of the pandemic Coronavirus disease in Uganda.
The confirmed case is a 36-year-old Ugandan male who arrived from Dubai on Saturday 21st March 2020 aboard Ethiopian Airlines at 2:00 am.
During the screening process at the airport, his temperature was 38.7. This prompted the healthteams to isolate him at the airport for further follow-up.
Subsequent temperatures taken at intervals of 30 minutes and one hour remained the same. He was evacuated to Entebbe Grade B Hospital for further follow up where a nasal swab was taken for analysis.
The confirmed case presented with high fever and poor appetite. He was not coughing neither did he have flu. However, the persistent fever prompted the health workers to isolate him.
His nasal swab samples was sent to Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) for analysis. Results from UVRI showed the sample is positive for COVID-19.
The confirmed case had travelled to Dubai on the 17th of March, 2020 (four days ago) for business purposes. At the time of his travel, he was in good health. He is a resident of Kibuli, Kagungulu zone, Kampala.
However, to date a total of 1,827 travelers including Ugandans and others travelling back home have been identified as coming from high-risk countries for purposes of follow up. About 827 are completing self-quarantine while about 1,000 are under quarantine.