Important Notice on Updating and Designating Medical Facilities for Nucleic Acid and IgM Anti-body Test for International Travelers Bound for China from Uganda (28 November 2020)
2020/11/29
 

Earlier, the Embassy issued an "Important Notice on Nucleic Acid and Anti-Body Tests 'Double Negative' Requirement for Chinese and Foreign Passengers Bound for China from Uganda"(on 2 November 2020) and an "Important Notice on the Adoption of Online Application Procedure for Health Declaration Certificate for Foreign Passengers" (on 17 November 2020), stating that passengers going to China via connecting flights must take nucleic acid and IgM anti-body tests in Uganda within 48 hours (calculated from the date of sample collection rather than the date of result, same below) before boarding their flight to the transit country, apply for Health Declaration Certificate online; and then take both tests again in the transit country within 48 hours before boarding the plane to China, and apply for Health Declaration Certificate online again.

 

In these Notices, the Embassy stated that all nucleic acid tests must be completed in facilities designated by Chinese Embassy in Uganda, and that potential passengers must choose registered facilities to undertake their IgM Anti-body tests that produces reports indicating their positive/negative status of COVID-19. The Embassy has also provided a List of the COVID-19 nucleic acid testing facilities designated by Chinese Embassy in Uganda and Relevant IgM Anti-body Testing Facilities, respectively, to that effect.

 

It is further noted that due to the latest requirements from relevant Chinese Authorities and the actual available facilities in Uganda, the Embassy wishes to update the list of the COVID-19 nucleic acid testing facilities (please refer to attachment 1), and at the same time, designate three medical facilities for the IgM Anti-body Test for COVID-19 (please refer to attachment 2).

 

Please note that beginning from 0:00 a.m. 2 December 2020, the Embassy will ONLY accept the nucleic acid and IgM anti-body test reports issued by the designated medical facilities shown in the two attachments. Tests and reports from any other facilities WILL BE DECLINED.

 

 

 

                                                                         Embassy of the People's Republic of China

                                                                        In the Republic of Uganda
Attachment 1:

List of the COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Testing Facilities Designated by Chinese Embassy in Uganda (updated on 28 November 2020)

 

I. Test & Fly Laboratory

1. Address: Yusuf Lule Road, Kampala

2. Sampling Time: 24h, every day.

3. Contact Person: Brogan Ochungi (0701522269, WhatsApp: 0782759849).

4. Bring the passport when show up. Test result typically becomes available 12-24 hours after sampling.

 

II. Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL)

1.  Address: Old Butabika Road, Kampala

2. Sampling Time: 08:00-17:00 every day. Make an appointment at least 5 hours in advance.  

3. Contact Person: Andrew Tebba(0778005309/0704370056)

4. Bring the passport when show up. Test result typically becomes available 24 hours after sampling.

 

III. Makerere University Hospital

1. Address: Gadafi Road, Kampala

2. Sampling Time: 10:00-15:00 every day. On an appointment basis.

3. Contact No.:  0774121380.

4. Bring the passport when show up. Test result typically becomes available 24 hours after sampling.

 

IV. Medipal Hospital

1. Address: Plot 1A Lower Kololo Terrace, Acacia Road

2. Sampling Time: 08:00-17:00 every day.

3. Contact Person:  Martin K. Abooki (0782999595/ 0707002868,  0417799900).

4. Bring the passport when show up. Test result typically becomes available 24 hours after sampling.

 

 

 

Attachment 2:

List of the COVID-19 IgM Anti-body Testing Facilities Designated by Chinese Embassy in Uganda (updated on 28 November 2020)

 

I. Test & Fly Laboratory

1. Address: Yusuf Lule Road, Kampala

2. Sampling Time: 24h, every day.

3. Contact Person: Brogan Ochungi (0701522269, WhatsApp: 0782759849).

4. Bring the passport when show up. Test result typically becomes available 3-6 hours after sampling.

 

II. Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL)

1.  Address: Old Butabika Road, Kampala

2. Sampling Time: 08:00-17:00 every day. Make an appointment at least 5 hours in advance.  

3. Contact Person: Andrew Tebba(0778005309/0704370056)

4. Bring the passport when show up. Test result typically becomes available 24 hours after sampling.

 

III. Medipal Hospital

1. Address: Plot 1A Lower Kololo Terrace, Acacia Road.

2. Sampling Time: 08:00-17:00 every day.

3. Contact Person:  Martin K. Abooki (0782999595/ 0707002868,  0417799900).

4. Bring the passport when show up. Test result typically becomes available 1 hour after sampling.

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