The Uganda government closed schools, including St. Bakhita Nursery and Primary School until May 19, 2020 due to the concern about spreading the covid-19 virus. That date may be extended. The students and teachers are staying close to home and due to lack of text books and computers, formal learning has come to a halt. As of May 16, in the entire country of Uganda, are 227 reported cases of the virus with no deaths and no community transmission. 42 cases are Uganda nationals. 63 have recovered, There is one reported case in the neighboring town of Masindi. Most cases are foreign truck drivers tested and quarantined at the eastern and northern borders.
You are here: / / Uganda school grades 1-6 remain closed at least until January, 2021 due to the covid-19 virus. Grade primary 7 at St. Bakhita N&P opened on October 15, 2020 with strict social distancing and other recommended precautions. Class size has been reduced from 45 to 13, with four separated sections. SFR will continue to pay 17 teachers through December, 2020, at which time the community will assume primary financial responsibility for the operations of the school.Uganda is slowly opening to tourist visitors.