Led by their zonal chairperson, Jimmy Okalo, the recovered patients said that although the first negative results were availed to them five days after the tests were conducted, the confirmatory test results were announced to them after a week.
Wafula Siradu Patrobas, a member of the Equal Opportunity Commission said that as Uganda celebrates the International Albinism Awareness Day, it is important to address stigma and discrimination towards people with albinism. The International Albinism Awareness Day is celebrated every June 13.
The facility has received five suspected coronavirus cases with four of these sent into self-isolation without any formal examination due to lack of protective gears and transport. One other walk-in case of contact was picked by the district health team and taken to Bwera Hospital for testing.
Sserunkuma accused professor Mamdani of, among other things, abuse of office and illogical alteration of his PhD supervisory committee with some major changes coming in after the second draft of his dissertation. However, Mamdani insisted that the student was running from his weaknesses and finding excuses. This resulted in protracted battles between the student and his supervisor.
The 3rd Division Spokesman Maj. Peter Mugisa says that the UPDF registered the success from January to date when they stepped up the disarmament program alongside operations against cattle raids. The disarmament followed an outcry over raids that threatened the peace in Karamoja.
Speaking on Monday at the Uganda Media Centre in Kampala at the daily security briefing, Fred Enanga, the spokesperson of the Uganda Police said now that the virus is continuously being reported among the community, they will move the places and enforce the restrictions on physical distancing, face coverings among others.
Entebbe Hospital Director Dr Moses Muwanga says that the hospital is now left with 114 patients who include health workers from Lira Regional Referral Hospital, long-distance truck drivers and their contacts.
Several workers had reported back to work, as soon as the government announced that lockdown restrictions had been eased, allowing public transport to resume after a two months Lull. They had worked from home for more than two months, following an outbreak of coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner revealed during a weekly covid-19 taskforce meeting on Friday that the south Sudanese was intercepted by locals while crossing a porous border point into the district.
Rafiki went missing on June 1 and his body was discovered a day after at Hakato inside the national park, according to a statement issued on Friday by Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). Bashir Hangi, the UWA Public Relations Officer says that Rafiki’s body was found with a very sharp wound which could have resulted in its death.
Shiloba says that although he had protective gear, he was still afraid that getting in close contact with the patient could turn out to be a life-threatening experience for him. At the time, thousands of people had already lost lives to COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, Italy and the United States of America.
The councilors accuse Frank Tuhaawe, the Officer in Charge of Kyanamukaka Police Station and Richard Muliika, the Sub County Reserve Force Commander for of profiteering from the enforcement of curfew guidelines in the area.
According to Leku, due to the lack of money, many of the front liners are demoralized and not willing to work and yet the district is continuing to register community cases. He adds that, they have already exhausted the 165 million shillings given by government with most of it going in case management.
On Tuesday, the army had to reinforce the police at the burial of Serere Principal Assistant Secretary, Patrick David Ejiku in Kamuda Sub County, Soroti District. The police had cleared only 100 people but many mourners turned up forcing police to disperse them.
They include one physician; six clinicians, 12 nurses and 12 hygienists. The hygienists are charged with day to day cleaning of the treatment facility including laundry services across the 100 expanded bed capacity unit.