Stanbic said on Wednesday that the employee from “William Street Branch has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently undergoing treatment.” It added that “all exposed colleagues in the branch are undergoing tests and have been self-quarantined for 14 days.”
William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner says that Kthose that will undergo the test include residents of Apollo grounds, market vendors, Boda Boda cyclists and health workers in all private and government health facilities in the district.
The machine, known as the true beam linear accelerator (Linac), is the first of its kind in Africa and has been acquired through a government of Uganda funding amounting to USD 4 million (14.7 billion Shillings). The equipment adds to two already existing Cobalt radiotherapy machines which have been serving up to 150 people each day.
Kasim Akule, the LC I Chairperson of Lorikwo West Cell of Elegu explains that the floods destroyed homes, shops, restaurants and the only market and public toilet facilities following days of a heavy downpour.
In Mbale, Imbalu processions are predominantly taking places in Bufumbo, Budwale, Wanale and Mooni among other areas. Early this month, Inzu Ya Masaba, the Bamasaba Cultural Institution issued SOPs in line with Ministry of Health COVID-19 preventive guidelines.
The five are part of Radio Pacis staff who were quarantined after they were identified as direct contacts of their colleagues who first tested positive. They included two security guards at the mast, a cashier and two radio presenters.