Dr. Joyfred Kayiri, the In-Charge of health center, estimates that they have lost property worth over Shillings 200million. He says the fire also destroyed other items including freezers, computers and office documents.
The Assistant inspector general of Police- AIGP Asan Kasigyire said that they have noted that the perpetrators with fake covid-19 positive certificates are presenting them to security personnel on roadblocks and in fear of being infected by the virus, the personnel gives them a go way quickly.
She notes that the few who managed to get travel documents from the RDC and District Health Offices were also stopped and documents confiscated. Nassali says currently the facility is also struggling to handle the patient influx amidst inadequate utilities such water and electricity after the solar panels got faulty and making referrals following the ban on public transport is extremely hard.
The Prisons Spokesperson, Frank Baine, says that there has been an increase in new Covid-19 cases in recent days. For instance, by June 14 which is barely a fortnight ago, the cumulative Covid19 cases stood at 1200 but they are currently standing at 1,312. The figures from the Prisons service include prisoners, staff and their relatives.
Fred Bamwine, the Masaka City Resident Commissioner on Tuesday issued fresh Covid-19 prevention orders in which he instructed security officers to arrest all Boda boda cyclists they find at the various stages both within the precincts of Masaka city and Masaka district.
Ntoroko District Local leaders settled the majority of them at Rwamabale Primary School bordering Bundibugyo District while others in Bweramule, Rwebisengo, Karugutu, Kanara and Butungama Sub Counties.