Government has beefed border security all over the country in a bid to stop inter country movement.
All border points were beefed up with additional deployments to ensure strict adherence to the border lockdown.
This comes after the interception of foreigners who tried to sneak into Uganda.
A few sanctions were carried out as follows; On the 21/03/2020, 9 Tanzanian businessmen dealing in sugar were intercepted by the Police Marine Unit after they entered Uganda, using MV Upendo in Mwanza, and escorted back to Tanzania.
These include; Juma Mchalaganya, Kondo Msuka, Spencer Jupinya, Hajji Juma, Matthias Alisteus, Siraje Kassim, Mussa Alfani, Raphael Abel And Malizia Osward; In Zombo, 6 Chinese and 2 Ugandans who attempted to cross to Bunia, DRC were arrested; on the 9/03/2020, a Japanese national identified as Kitahori Ken, a 47 year old, male adult was deniedentry, after he failed to complete the 14 day quarantine in Kenya. He had travelled to Malaba from Madagascar, through Ethiopia and Kenya.
In addition, 13 Congolese were arrested while crossing at Rwenshama landing site. They were profiled and quarantined, pending court; on the 18/03/2020, two Ugandan teachers who returned to Uganda through Katuna, were traced.
They were identified as; Tumusiime Denis and Byaruhanga Godson, who were picked from their homes in Buhandagazi cell Nyabiteete Parish Buyanja Sub county, Rukungiri District, and transferred to Rwamahwa Health Centre IV for quarantine.
On the 21/03/2020, a group of 80 Ugandans, entered Uganda from Rwanda, through Katuna border and are being held in Kabale Municipality, and efforts to quarantine them are being made by the Ministry of Health.
On the 20/03/2020, one Kabhego Christine, a 31 year old, female adult, resident of kabira LC1, Namuntuku Parish, Maanyi Sub county , Mityana District, went for burial in Buyanika LC, Bihembo Sub County, Rwabuyangu Province, Rwanda and returned on the 22/03/2020 via Katuna.