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08:16
08:16

Slum Dwellers in Arua Cautioned Against Relaxing on Covid-19 SOPs 4 2

According to Joyce Andrua the Acting City Health Assistant Arua City, there is a big drop in handwashing among slum dwellers.
12:11
12:11

Arua Politicians, DHO Bicker over 'False' COVID-19 Test Results Paul Bishop Drileba 4 3

It was decreed that only those with negative COVID-19 test certificates would attend the events, and as such, all political leaders were subjected to COVID-19 tests, as a precondition. But when the results were returned, the DHO announced that up to 65 people from the group had tested positive for coronavirus disease.
07:28
07:28

Schools in Arua Reopen Without Inspection 3 3

In Arua, some schools especially in the central division, former Manibe, Adumi and Logiri Sub Counties have not adhered to the guidelines and have reopened.
10:52
10:52

Four West Nile Districts Grappling with High Number of Teenage Pregnancies teenage pregnancy 2 1 Top story

Dr. Alfred Yayi, the Yumbe District Health Officer, says some of the girls have given up on returning to school and are roaming around without any parental control.
13:04
13:04

Two More Covid-19 Deaths in Arua 2 1

The two deaths bring to four the number of deaths registered so far due to covid-19 in Arua district.
12:05
12:05

BoU Hands Over Renovated Ward, Equipment to Ayivui HC III maternity ward 3 5

Suzan Kanyemibwa, the BoU Secretary and Head of Corporate Affairs says they chose to Focus on the health sector in this particular drive in order to ensure a healthy population, which is the backbone of economic productivity.
12:02
12:02

Arua District Registers First Covid-19 Community Death Paul Bishop Drileba 1 2 Top story

The deceased in his sixties, has been a prominent businessman operating in Arua town and reportedly fell sick with flu and cough but was delayed at home, only to be rushed to Rhema private hospital later before he was referred to Arua hospital where he breathed his last.
11:30
11:30

Onduparaka Signs 12 Players Ahead of Premier League Season Onduparaka FC

The latest addition to the club is FUFA drum gold medalist with Acholi Province and Bright Stars midfielder Moses Okot. Okot signed a two-year deal with the club on Thursday last week before Noel Nasasira signed a season long loan to join the caterpillars from Kyetume FC on Monday yesterday.
05:30
05:30

Ten COVID Patients Left in Communities as Arua Hospital Runs Out of Space dr. philbert nyeko 3 2

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.
14:01
14:01

Health Workers in Arua Decry Shortage of PPE 3 4

The health workers from different health centers note that there is limited access to supplies such as gloves, medical masks, goggles, face shields, gowns, and aprons.
10:56
10:56

Lightning Strikes Ten Children Dead at Football Pitch in Arua lightening strike 2

Alex Ndema, the Gombolola Internal Security Officer former Ayivuni Sub County now Ayivu West Division said that the lightning first struck the children who had taken refuge on the verandah of the grass-thatched house killing one child on the spot. Moments later, nine other children were struck and left unconscious.
07:54
07:54

Five More Radio Pacis Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 Paul Bishop Drileba 1 2 Top story

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.
17:42
17:42

Five Radio Pacis Staff Test Positive for Covid-19 1

The five include two security guards stationed at the radio station’s transmission mast, the station cashier and two presenters attached to 94.5 studios that broadcast in Madi, Luo and Alur languages.
21:00
21:00

Arua District Struggles to Manage Children in Quarantine Centres 2 2

According to the task force, a number of the children are breastfeeding and cannot, therefore, be separated from their mothers.
10:13
10:13

COVID-19: Pioneer Main Hospital, Annex Reopened after 17 Days of Closure pioneer hospital 2 1 Top story

Dr. Aldo Pariyo, the Proprietor Pioneer Hospital, who was also quarantined, says they have learnt a lot from the quarantine.
15:39
15:39

Arua Covid19 Taskforce Reduces Quarantine Period Citing Lack of Food Paul Bishop Drileba 2 3 Top story

Paul Bishop Drileba, the Arua District Health Officer, says they were forced to contravene the Covid19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs and reduce the mandatory quarantine period so as to cut on the high cost of keeping the suspects.
16:39
16:39

COVID-19: Three Business Premises Temporarily Closed in Arua paul drileba 3 2

Ji Hong Yun supermarket owned by by Chinese, Yasmin Dry Cleaning Shop and Dream Saloon, a popular saloon were closed and sealed off to the public on Wednesday and over 15 people quarantined.
14:39
14:39

Pioneer Hospital, Annex Closed After Patient Tests Positive for COVID-19 Dr. Aldo Pariyo 2 2 Top story

Dr. Aldo Pariyo, the proprietor Pioneer Hospital has confirmed the development, saying the positive Covid19 patient traveled from Kampala to Arua and sought treatment at the hospital where he was admitted for four days because of hypertension.
16:22
16:22

Arua Covid-19 Task Force Concerned About Influx of Foreigners 3 2

According to the members, since the ban of public transport was lifted, many Congolese and South Sudanese nationals have continued to enter into Arua using the porous border points.
21:04
21:04

Two Babies Die at Arua Hospital During Power Outages-Director Wenreco. 3 2

West Nile Rural Electrification Company-Wenreco, which supplies power to the region has been experiencing intermittent power outages because of the breakdown in one of the turbines at its dams.
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