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11:13
11:13

Kyotera Water Tank: Engineer’s Body Finally Retrieved

Muhammad Nsubuga, the Southern Regional Police Spokesperson, says that the officers managed to retrieve Kiwanuka’s body and handed it to his family members after a postmortem.
12:50
12:50

Two Die in Underground Water Tank 1

Kiwanuka arrived in Kyakuduse on Tuesday evening to fix the pump but got trapped in the tank due to insufficient oxygen supply. It is alleged that the snap hook on his climbing buckle broke and he fell inside the tank and had no way of getting out.
14:16
14:16

Kasensero Residents, Leaders Decry Worsening Toilet Crisis 5 1

According to Harriet Nabbala, the Kasensero Town Clerk, the majority of residents littler feces due to a lack of pit latrines which may spark deadly diseases such as typhoid during the rainy season.
00:46
00:46

Kakuuto HCIV Maternity Ward in Bed Crisis as Expectant Mothers Increase 2 2

According to Dr. Aloysious Musoke, the Medical Officer in charge of Kakuuto HCIV, they have a 15-bed capacity which is not enough for the increasing number of patients at the maternity ward. He explains that they usually make between 4 and 6 deliveries every day which averages between 120 and 180 deliveries every month.
16:13
16:13

Kyotera Man Hacked, Admitted In Critical Condition

It is alleged that the assailants waylaid Mivule in the dark and hacked him severally. The machete cut deep in his right shoulder, hand, and leg, which nearly fell off.
12:10
12:10

Kyotera Strange Disease Patients Shun Isolation Centre, Flock to Traditional Healers 2 4

According to Dr. Alloysious Musoke, in charge of Kakuuto HCIV, the Ministry Of Health sent two teams to work jointly with the World Health Organisation, Masaka regional referral hospital and Kakuuto Health team to identify the actual cause of the illness.
08:38
08:38

Three People Drown In Kyotera River, Bodies Retrieved 3

The deceased, all builders have been identified as Augustin Ssebuufu, 24, a resident of Kijonjo A, Edward Mawanda, 14, of Nakatooke B, and John Ssebuuma,19, of Kijonjo B village.
14:41
14:41

Kakuuto HC IV Plans To Relocate Patients From Dilapidated General Ward Ahead of Rainy Season 3 2

Manjeri Nasanga, a caregiver in the male ward, says that patients are worried about staying in the dilapidated ward where the ceiling may collapse on them. She adds that they are excited to learn that a new ward is under construction to relieve them of their fears.
08:20
08:20

Death Toll Rises To 10 As Strange Disease Kills Kyotera Parish Councilor 1 1

According to Dr. Janefrancis Zalwango, the Masaka Regional WHO epidemiologist, they initially thought it was Ebola, Marburg, Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), and Rift Valley Fever (RVF).
08:03
08:03

Strange Disease Claims More than 10 Lives in Kyotera 5

Denis Muyunga, the area LCIII Chairman, says that the residents first developed symptoms such as nausea, severe fever, vomiting, chest pain, a sore throat, abdominal pain, swelling on the arms, and diarrhoea. A number of them died within two or three days after presenting the symptoms.
18:09
18:09

Six Teenagers get Pregnant as 5 Catch HIV Daily in Kyotera 1 2

Doctor Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer says that the numbers are extracted from the official records of the healthcare services delivery points within the district that regularly transmit their figures to the district central registry.
14:05
14:05

Meteorology Authority Warns Of More Lightning Disasters lightning strikes 6

Siraji Wafula, a Senior Meteorologist from UNMA, says that convectional rainfall is usually characterised by a lot of lightning strikes and thunderstorms, which are dangerous.
16:10
16:10

Kyotera Menstrual Pad Project To Benefit Over 4000 Girls, Women 6 1

Mariam Nalugaajju, the Project Administrator, says that at least more than 100 girls and 50 women in Kalisizo Town Council, Kalisizo Rural, Lwankoni sub-county and Kyotera Town Council have undergone training to produce the pads.
12:28
12:28

Assailants Cut Off Woman’s Hands in Kyotera 5 1 Top story

Farouk Ddamurila, the Kyango-Kazo LC I chairman, says that they are working with the police to pursue the suspects.
11:30
11:30

General Ward, Dental Clinic at Kakuuto HC IV In Appalling State 5 1 Top story

Gertrude Nansubuga, the In-charge General Ward, says that the state of the ward worsened after the September 10, 2016 earthquake that left several cracks in the walls and ceiling.
13:35
13:35

Uganda, Tanzania Jointly Enforcing Cross-border COVID-19 Directives 5 1

According to Kenneth Byaruhanga, the Senior Immigration Officer in Charge of Mutukula Border post, the two neighbouring countries are uniformly enforcing Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) including testing those leaving or returning to either country, to ensure that residents moving across borders are safe to proceed to their final destinations.
09:19
09:19

Councilors, Sub-county Chief Clash Over UGX 35M COVID-19 Cash 4

The sub-county speaker, Ronald Augustine Musoke, says that several COVID-19 activities in different areas are at standstill due to lack of facilitation because of the misappropriation of the funds.
11:25
11:25

Conditioned Funds Slowing Down Covid-19 Responses in Districts 2 1

The MPs, who are on the nationwide tour to assess covid-19 management capacities in health facilities and local governments, noted that the response teams are finding difficulties to effectively operate with conditioned financial releases.
10:42
10:42

COVID-19 Vaccines, PPE Donation Relieves Shortage at Kalisizo Hospital 1 6

According to Mpalanyi, the donation is in response to repeated outcries from the hospital for the items amid the growing number of COVID-19 patients and deaths. So far 18 health workers at the facility have contracted the virus, with two of them on oxygen.
13:54
13:54

Kalisizo Hospital Staff in Panic as COVID-19 Spreads Among Medics 1 1

Kyotera District Health Officer Dr Edward Muwanga says that the deceased is a female health worker who is suspected to have contracted the virus while executing her duties within the last three weeks. He said that the health worker could have contracted the virus while attending to cases at the outpatient department –OPD wards.
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