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08:56
08:56

Arua Hospital to Send Samples to Adjumani Hospital Labaratory congolese refugees 3 1

Adjumani hospital laboratory currently has a capacity of testing up to 500 samples a day and West Nile collects between 90 and 150 samples from COVID-19 suspects.
12:40
12:40

Mentally Sick Patients Sneak into Arua Covid-19 Treatment Centre covid19 2 1

In March, the management of Arua hospital resolved to relocate more than 20 mentally ill patients from the mental clinic to the Ear Nose and Throat unit. The mental unit was then gazetted as the COVID-19 treatment centre.
14:51
14:51

Refugees Demand COVID-19 Testing, Quarantine Centres in Camps covid19 pandemic 3 2

COVID 19 suspects in the camps in Madi and Terego are also transported to Arua making the two quarantine centres congested. Recently, health officials decided to establish another centre at Goboro Health Centre III due to the increased number of new entrants to Bidi Bidi settlement in Yumbe district.
07:39
07:39

Four COVID-19 Suspects Escape from Arua Quarantine Centre 2 2

According to a watchman who had been tasked to guard the facility, he, and his counterparts from the Local Defence Unit, sought shelter in a nearby room during the downpour. The contacts, who were all in their rooms, used the loophole to run away from the facility unnoticed. The escape went unnoticed until Sunday afternoon.
16:15
16:15

Arua Hospital Discharges Three COVID-19 Patients 4 2

The three, all adult male truck drivers; two from Oli division and one from Dadamu Sub County, in Arua district are part of 29 locals who were admitted at the regional COVID-19 treatment centre after testing positive from Elegu border and some of their contacts.
16:24
16:24

Madi West Nile Diocese Institutes Team to Investigate Kuluva Hospital Staff Strike 3 3

Over 100 medical workers of the hospital on May 11 went on strike and laid down their tools demanding for payment of their six months’ salary and NSSF arrears.
19:49
19:49

17-Year-Old Refugee Arrested for Killing Brother in Domestic Brawl arua cps 2

According to the Arua District Police Commander Dennis Ochama, who visited the scene of the crime on Wednesday, the minor, now a juvenile offender, picked a quarrel with his younger brother on Tuesday afternoon.
17:09
17:09

Arua Frontline Health Workers Sent Home Without Counseling 2 2

A group of 51 health workers who have been managing the COVID-19 positive patients at Arua hospital were released after four of the Tanzanian truck drivers were discharged and handed over to the Ministry of Health upon recovery.
16:29
16:29

92 Striking Staff of Kuluva Hospital Suspended Indefinitely 2 3

They laid down their tools on Monday, demanding outstanding arrears before they resume work. However, after three days of a stand-off between the administration and the workers, the hospital management resolved that those not willing to work voluntarily and bear the situation be indefinitely suspended.
17:56
17:56

Five Truck Drivers Recover from COVID-19, Discharged from Arua Hospital 2 1 Top story

Dr Philbert Nyeko, the Director of Arua Hospital said that the truck drivers, who have spent 20 days in the Treatment Centre were discharged after testing negative to subsequent COVID-19 tests.
13:33
13:33

COVID-19 Vulnerability Assessment Underway in Arua arua municipality 2 1

The assessment led by the Assistant Town Clerk comes a month after reports that a sizeable number of residents in the Municipality is starving because of the disruption caused by lockdowns to contain the spread of coronavirus disease. Some of them had mobilized to
17:53
17:53

I Assaulted Fr. Ejoyi Out of Anger-Vicar General 1 2 Top story

According to Monsignor Adeti, they secured a court order and contracted Apollo Court Bailifs to evict Fr. Ejoyi from Ediofe parish since he has become a nuisance but the bailiffs have failed to act despite pocketing Shillings 150,000 in eviction fees.
10:07
10:07

Minister Requests Arua Hotel Owners to Accommodate Health Workers Fighting COVID -19 dr ruth achieng 3 2

The minister’s request followed concerns raised by the District Health Officer, HO Arua, Paul Drileba and the Hospital Director Dr. Philbert Nyeko over lack of accommodation for health workers currently managing the situation.
10:16
10:16

Mbayo Warns Politicians Against Rejecting Covid-19 Suspects RDCs 1 2

Addressing RDCs from West Nile districts at Arua golf grounds on Thursday, Mbayo cautioned the RDCs against allowing leaders and locals to take the law in their hands and chase away suspected cases.
13:04
13:04

Refugees in Arua Town Struggling to Access Food in Camps 4 2

Currently refugees receive 8 kilograms of Posho down from 12 Kgs and 4Kgs of Beans, cooking oil while others who prefer cash to food receive 31,000 shillings per month.
17:02
17:02

Arua District Gazettes Three Health Facilities to Manage COVID-19 Cases 3 2

Under the preparedness arrangement, the former Ebola Isolation unit at Oli Health Centre IV has been set aside to receive and quarantine suspected cases, while the Mental Unit of Arua Regional Referral Hospital and part of Kuluva Hospital have been set aside for management and treatment of confirmed cases.
16:57
16:57

Casual Labourers in Arua Struggle to Survive As Lock Down Bites 2 3

Adam Swaleh, the chairperson Arua Brokers and drivers Association told URN that because of the difficulties to get money for survival and increasing hunger, many brokers hailing from Yumbe and Koboko districts have been forced to walk back to their villages.
07:23
07:23

OPM Reduces Refugee Numbers at Food Distribution Points Over COVID19 relief aid 1 1 Top story

Solomon Osakan the Refugee Desk Officer in Charge of West Nile Region says they have slashed the number of refugees at the food distribution points from 75 to 50 to reduce congestion so as to enforce social distancing.
11:09
11:09

Corona Virus: Minister Orders Disinfection of White Castle Hotel 1 2 Top story

Dr. Moriku says both the room where the Chinese national checked in and hotel should be disinfected for the next fourteen days until the suspects are cleared by the health professionals.
10:47
10:47

Arua Man Gets Life Sentence for Murder arua high court 1

Although Adrapi pleaded not guilty to the crime, Justice Oyuko said the declaration by the deceased before his death and witness submissions were sufficient to prove him guilty. Justice Oyuko concurred with the prosecution, which prayed that the convict be handed a life sentence given the gravity and gruesome circumstances under, which Adrapi lost his life.
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