By Juliet Nalwooga
Uganda Prisons Service has today announced that they have re-opened the facilities to the public but on two conditions.
Addressing journalists at Naguru, the Prisons spokesperson Frank Baine noted that the conditions are; a visitor has to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or possess a negative PCR test conducted in 72 hours.
This year in June, Uganda suspended prisons, inmate visits over a surge in Covid-Cases.
So far only 2% of prisoners have so been fully vaccinated with a second Covid-19 jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
However, 78% of prisons staff have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19