Godwin Tashobya, the Public Relations Officer of Shengeli Engineering Construction Company told Uganda Radio Network (URN) in an interview on Thursday morning that 39 workers tested positive for COVID-19. He says that staff that tested positive have been asked to self-isolate and be treated. Tashobya adds that the company continues to ensure the safety of the workers and the community.
The taskforces will be mandated to hold meetings, following up on alerts and report back to the district task force. The Sub County task force is comprised of ten people, who include District councillors, Sub County speaker and religious leaders.
Grace Akello, a resident of Katakwi in Teso, who is attending to her sick child at the hospital, said without blood the survival of their children is uncertain. "I have now spent three weeks here, the kid needs to be operated but blood is not there. Doctors are saying it’s risky to start operating a patient without blood on standby, “she said.
Sheila Nduhukire, the NMS spokesperson said their trucks picked the vaccines from the airport for safe storage. "The vaccines are now in the safe hands of NMS and security. Doses will be stored for onward distribution across the country,” she said.
Cosmas Acellam Apuke, the Layima Sub County Chairperson told URN on Wednesday evening that the residents also arrested Okot. He revealed that Okot has been frequenting Omee Health Centre II before leaving with unspecified items wrapped in a sack, which attracted the attention of residents.
James Ojok Onono, the Gulu University Deputy Spokesperson told URN in an interview that the Senate resolved to postpone the scientific graduation ceremony in a meeting held on Wednesday afternoon after deeper deliberations where they found that they couldn’t guarantee the safety of the participants.