Lawrence Katabazi, a resident says that he arrived at the health centre at around 8:00 am and he was not attended to until after 11:00am. He says this experience was disturbing and might discourage many people from coming to take the jab.
Dr. Richard Obet, the Bunyangabu District health Officer-DHO, says that due to the lockdown, patients or suspects cannot easily move to health centers for testing and treatment necessitating medical teams to pick them from their homes.
Rose Kemigisha, a vendor outside Kasese main market, says the demand for lemon and ginger is high compared to May this year. She says most of her customers believe lemons and ginger offer high protection against coronavirus.
Jane Asiimwe the Resident District Commissioner who also chairs the District COVID-19 taskforce, says they have decided to close the offices to stop further spread of the virus as they also disinfect the offices.
Bunyangabu Resident District Commissioner Jane Asiimwe, who was part of the operation says that the district Covid-19 Rapid Response Team was struggling to do its job due to lack of vehicles. She explains that the district has only two vehicles that were used by a team of over ten members to traverse the whole district in response to alerts in relation to COVID-19.
According to the 2014 population census, Bunyangabu district has 170,000 people but the number is expected to have increased to 200, 000, which means only 48,000 residents wash hands after visiting the toilet.
The acting Health Center in Charge, Sarah Kabaranzi, says they dont have drugs for common medical conditions like Sexually Transmitted Diseases - STDs, respiratory Tract Infections and supplies like cannulas.