The Acting Mpigi district health officer Dr Margret Nannozi says that the contacts continue to undergo close monitoring with the family members still under quarantine at the district quarantine centre for 14 days
Three of the cases were from Elegu and three from Malaba points of entry. Others were one front line health worker and 4 cases among contacts and alerts from Buikwe, Lira, and Adjumani and Amuru districts.
James Okware, the Senior Warden in charge of the park, says that due to poaching, climate change, and excessive degradation of the park by those engaged in timber cutting and collection of firewood, a number of tree species, mammals and reptiles are at the verge of extinction.
Dr George Bhoka Adjumani District Health Officer notes that with the Laboratory in operation, results will be declared in only two hours, saving the health department from excess expenditure on fuel, staff allowances and wear and tear of ambulances.
Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the Minister of State for Primary Health Care congratulated the recovered patients for adhering to their treatment guidelines and tasked them to become agents of change in the community where they are going.