Yokana Barasa, a worker at the carpentry workshop says that they had gone for breakfast and left their colleague using a timber grinder machine to clean the timbers meant to make a coffin, unfortunatly when they came back, they found him fallen down only to check they saw the clothe he was using as a protective gear on his head rolled tightly on the neck and the machine was on the chest.
Speaking to Uganda Radio Network (URN), the Health Coordinator Kasana-Luweero
Diocese, Rev. Fr. Peter Mukasa Masembe, said that they have started with the Heads of Departments (HoDs) including; Education, Youth, Communication, Caritas and Lay Apostolate among others.
“But our local healthcare center questioned the eight members and designated them as close contacts with the person who tested positive. Now we are requiring them to stay inside the hotel until July 3, the city was still looking into the possibility of allowing training outside the hotel. ," a city official told AFP."
David Mwebaze, the Kampala Metropolitan North Regional Community Liaison officer, says they have resorted to sensitise the traders using megaphones to encourage them to comply with the presidential directives.
The revellers told our reporter on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisal that they have not felt the pinch or any threat from the police since the first lockdown was announced in March last year because they are neighbouring Mt. Elgon National Park.
The district registered 59 cases in the past three weeks, including eight health workers that were all referred to Lira Regional Referral hospital for treatment raising fear among the frontline health workers.