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18:26
18:26

Mbale Clinic Found with Hospital Oxygen Cylinder, Closed 1 1

According to the task force members, the clinic has been closed to allow investigations in the theft of the oxygen cylinder to flow smoothly. Some members said that there are several complaints of sneaking patients out from the hospital to the same clinic where some of the patients end up dying.
12:08
12:08

64 Children Die in Mbale Region Referral Hospital Acute Ward in 68 Days 1 2 Top story

Dr. Emmanuel Tugaineyo, the Director Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, says the hospital is struggling with blood shortage, adding that five children died on May 30th, 2021 because they couldn’t find blood, which matches their blood group.
17:09
17:09

Taxi Operators in Eastern Region Cheating Commuters Despite Abandoning SOPs 3

Despite carrying at full capacity, the operators have doubled the fares. For instance, from Mbale to Soroti which was 10,000 Shillings, the fares have increased to 15,000 Shillings and 20,000 Shillings.
21:06
21:06

Mbale, Manafwa Officials Struggle to Convince Health Workers on Safety of COVID-19 Vaccine 6 2

At Mbale Regional Referral Hospital, health officials who spoke to URN on condition of anonymity said they will not get the vaccine until they see the president vaccinated. During his televised address on Sunday, president, Yoweri Museveni said that he was yet to decide on which COVID-19 vaccine to use.
14:51
14:51

Mourners Overpower Police at Mushikori’s Burial 1

Earlier on the officials of Inzu Ya Masaba officials had indicated that only 200 people with invites would attend the burial in the Health Ministry directive to contain the spread of COVID-19. Police deployed to enforce the Standard Operating Procedures and blocked the non-invited mourners from accessing the burial grounds.
15:34
15:34

Umukuka Succumbed to Covid-19-Doctor 1 1

On Friday during Mushikor’s Requiem Service at St. Andrew Cathedral Church in Mbale City, Dr Wabuloko told the mourners that the deceased succumbed to Covid-19.
16:18
16:18

Outgoing Umukuka Bob Mushikori Dead 1 Top story

Emma Bwayo, the State Minister for Cooperatives, Production and Marketing in Inzu Ya Masaba confirmed Mushikori’s death, saying he is waiting for his colleagues to arrive and take the body to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital.
18:58
18:58

High-risk Mbale Never Got Gov't Masks, Even RDC Wonders Why 3

Ahmed Sebutinde, a truck driver in Mbale City says that government Promised to give all citizens face masks to curb the spread of the Covid-9 but they kept on waiting in vain. He said that anyone who puts on government face masks in Mbale City is probably not a native of the area.
11:35
11:35

Mbale Regional Blood Bank Out of Blood 3

Dr. Ahmed Bumba, the Manager Mbale Regional Blood Bank, says they have again run out blood and are currently rationing the little they are getting from the public. He explains that they collect the blood during the day and process it at night for distribution the next day.
12:10
12:10

Regional Hospitals Run out of Space, PPEs as COVID-19 Cases Surge 3 1

Medical personnel need to be equipped with N95 masks, surgical masks, and face shields, gowns and gloves among others, before caring for COVID-19 suspects and confirmed cases. But many of them have reported a shortage of both personal effects and protective equipment amidst the dire need.
17:29
17:29

Two Police Officers in Manafwa Test Positive for Covid19

The Elgon Region Police Spokesperson, Rogers Taitika says the police station where the remaining police officers and the District police Commander are quarantined is undergoing disinfection.
11:44
11:44

Bugisu Ignores COVID-19 SOPs as Kadodi Takes Centre Stage 4 2 Top story

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.
16:52
16:52

5 Family Members of Mbale Pastor Test Positive For Covid19

Edward Nyongesa, the Mbale District Surveillance Officer, says the five family members are the first known contacts of the deceased. He says the surveillance team is on ground to ascertain the exact number of people who could have been in contact with the deceased pastor.
13:52
13:52

Mbale Pastor Succumbs to COVID-19 1 4

Gizamba aged 49 of Community Corner Stone Church in Nkoma Ward, Northern Division in Mbale City died on Wednesday at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital.
16:58
16:58

Mbale Parliamentary Aspirant Tests Positive for Covid19

Edward Nyongesa, the Mbale District Surveillance Officer told Uganda Radio Network that the aspirant offered himself for testing in line with the directive by the National Resistance Movement-NRM Electoral Commission Chairperson, Dr. Tanga Odoi to all aspirants to test for Covid19 before nominations.
11:37
11:37

Mbale Regional Blood Bank Runs out of Blood Again 2 1

Ahamed Bumba, the Director of Mbale blood Bank said that they expected to collect at least 4,000 units of blood in this month of July in ordered to sufficiently supply in all health facilities but they have only collected 1,600 units of blood.
13:18
13:18

50 Quarantined Over Suspected Covid19 Death in Mbale 1 1 Top story

Edward Nyongesa, the Mbale District Surveillance Focal Person, says the 16 health workers of Joy Hospice have been quarantined within the health facility, which is out of bounds to the public.
12:37
12:37

Hundreds in Pallisa, Mbale Miss Mosquito Nets 7

Dr. Godfrey Mulekwa, the Pallisa District Health Officer, told URN that the number of mosquito nets they received was insufficient to cover the entire population.
16:05
16:05

Suspected COVID-19 Patient Dies in Mbale 2 1 Top story

Mbale District COVID-19 Surveillance Focal Person, Edward Nyogensa told URN that the deceased presented with COVID-19 symptoms including dry cough, flue and chest pain. He says they have drawn samples from the deceased for testing.
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