The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) announced Tuesday that it had closed it offices in Wakiso, Nakawa and Kawempe after some staff tested positive for the coronavirus.
According to NIRA, the temporary suspension of operations will last till June 8 after disinfecting the premises.
On that note, clients have been advised to access services from any other NIRA offices except for things like National ID issuance.
PUBLIC NOTICE— NIRA (@NIRA_Ug) June 8, 2021
Please be informed that operations at our Wakiso, Nakawa and Kawempe offices have been temporarily suspended. This takes effect today, Tuesday 8th June, 2021 and will be reopened to the public on Friday 11th of June, 2021. See Details attached. Regards pic.twitter.com/RnN53alK4M
Uganda has so far confirmed 54,669 cases of Covid-19, 388 deaths, 47,760 recoveries out of 1,155,144 tests conducted. 748,676 people have been vaccinated against the virus.