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08:18
08:18

Moroto District Targets to Vaccinate 60% Against COVID-19 by January corona virus 1

With an additional 6, 000 dozes delivered to the district this week, Dr Lokaale says the District COVID-19 Taskforce has set a target to have at least 60 per cent of the population vaccinated by January 2022.
12:23
12:23

No Sanitizer, No Work for Moroto Drivers public transport 1 2

Kanonya says that all taxi drivers, loaders, brokers at the terminal must sanitize while each driver must have proof that they have a sanitiser for passengers before accessing the park. He adds that any driver who will be found loading passengers without a sanitiser will be fined up to 100, 000 Shillings.
10:20
10:20

Police Arrest Somali National on Charges of Counterfeiting Ugandan Sugar counterfeit sugar 1

The Mt. Moroto Region Police Spokesman, Michael Longole confirmed the arrest of Umar, saying that they have also impounded his property to help in the investigation of the case.
10:38
10:38

Home-Based Care Helped Fight Stigma-Director Moroto Hospital COVID-19 4 1 Top story

Dr. Ben Watmon, the Director Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says there is a lot of stigma related to COVID-19 and lack of knowledge on the virus. He was addressing a team of Greater North COVID-19 Parliament Taskforce led by Koboko Municipality MP, Charles Ayume.
16:26
16:26

Oxygen Shortage Hits Moroto Hospital moroto RRH 1

According to the Hospital Director, Dr Ben Watmon, the plant produces less than half of the required oxygen, making covid-19 treatment difficult.
15:52
15:52

New Hospital Board for Moroto Referral Inaugurated Dr. Ben Watmon 1

The board, under Chairperson Zea Wapakabulo, shall oversee the hospital on behalf of the ministry of health for a term of 3 years.
12:23
12:23

Moroto Schools Need Support to Provide Handwashing Facilities 2

Moroto district is planning for the reopening of 21 primary schools with candidate classes including one that is privately owned, five secondary schools and two tertiary institutions.
19:13
19:13

8-Year-Old Girl Raped, Lacks Treatment Due To Poverty Police 2

The OC Child and Family Protection Unit in Moroto Central Police Station, Joseph Oumo told Uganda Radio network on phone there were many cases recorded of defilement and he could not confirm whether this particular case had been recorded.
16:07
16:07

Moroto Quarantine Centre Closed Ahead of School Reopening 1

The centre was officially closed on Thursday and all suspected cases advised to self-isolate from their homes, according to the Moroto Resident District Commissioner Helen Pulkol. The centre had 18 isolated cases at the time of its closure.
09:22
09:22

Auxiliary Isolation Centre Opens at Moroto Prisons 1

Dr. Watmon explains that they since April 2020 tested at least 8, 000 samples. He stressed the need for partners to support case management, contact tracing, and evacuation of positive cases.
08:33
08:33

COVID-19 Case Dies in Moroto Regional Referral Hospital 1

He said the man reported to Moroto Hospital on September 10 with Tuberculosis. However, health samples taken from him tested positive to COVID-19. Dr Watmon says that after the result, the patient was immediately admitted to the isolation unit, where he passed on last night.
16:01
16:01

Moroto Prison Sealed Off as 30 Inmates Test Positive to Covid -19 2

Frank Baine the prisons Spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network on Friday that Uganda Prisons has closed its gates to new inmates following confirmation of the results taken on this week. Baine says that all the inmates in Moroto Government Prisons have been placed under the 14 days’ mandatory period for suspected contacts.
15:19
15:19

Moroto COVID-19 Quarantine Center Runs Out of Food Supply 2

Caroline Auma, the in- charge of the centre, says that food stocks have run out and the taskforce has resorted to turning to well-wishers for additional food supplies.
16:36
16:36

Construction of UGX 96m Eye Unit Starts in Moroto Eye care 2 1

The unit that will serve the entire Karamoja Sub Region is expected to be completed by July next year.
11:26
11:26

Distribution of Gov't Face Masks Delayed in Moroto facemasks 1

The Resident District Commissioner Peter Ken Lochap told URN in an interview that the COVID-19 taskforce is struggling to deliver the masks to the Sub Counties, and to the parish and village chairpersons who will finally, distribute them to the residents.
15:07
15:07

Moroto District to Recognise Front-line Health Workers in Cholera Fight cholera epidemic 2

Moroto Chief Administrative Officer, Charles Kumakech Olubo, says the sanctions and rewards committee of the District and Management will recognize the health workers as routine motivation in Public Service.
20:28
20:28

Two COVID-19 Cases Discharged from Moroto Hospital covid 19 1 1

The two, both residents from Amudat district, closer to the Kenyan border, have spent close to three weeks in isolation while undergoing treatment and tested negative in two subsequent tests.
18:25
18:25

Cholera Vaccination Underway in Moroto MoH 2 1

Cholera was confirmed in Moroto district on May 12 by the acting District Health Officer Charles Onyang Omuudu after seven out of eight samples tested positive. The disease has so far claimed three lives, and according to Omuudu, the cases have since escalated to 370.
17:25
17:25

Ministry of Health to Conduct Cholera Vaccination Drive in Moroto 1 2

Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) can play an important role in long term control and prevention of cholera outbreak says WHO.
16:51
16:51

Health Ministry Delivers Cholera Treatment Supplies to Moroto as Cases Hit 300 MoH 2 1

The supplies include drugs, enough to treat about 200 cholera patients, disinfectants and personal protective equipment for frontline health workers.
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