Waiswa Bageya, the Ministry of Works Permanent Secretary says that the Ministry’s Head Office, Mechanical unit and the testing laboratory in Kireka, Wakiso district have been closed for fumigation until September 7, 2020.
The District Health Office, Dr. Serino Acar says the money is needed to support VHTS and village chairperson on case finding as well as support the district health systems on response and management mechanisms.
A study published in July in the cardiology journal JAMA showed that 78 people out of 100 who did not not have any cardiac abnormality before falling sick had developed abnormalities after being treated for COVID. In other countries like the UK, patients who have recovered from COVID-19 have developed heart. lung and kidney damage. But sine Uganda has no follow up mechanism, discharged patients might be experiencing a number of COVID-19 health effects unknowingly
The debts accrued between June and August following the supply of essential goods and services like foods, beddings and sanitizers among others to COVID-19 patients at the treatment unit and those in Gulu College School of Health Sciences institutional quarantined facility.
Arua District Health Officer Paul Bishop Drileba says that there are over ten positive cases that are supposed to be picked up on Wednesday. However, because there is no space, they have left them in the communities.