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09:24
09:24

Woman Throws Children In Stream After Husband Disappears with Food Money

Nyeko says trouble started on Friday when the suspect waited for her husband whom she had sent with an unspecified amount of money to buy food for the family for Independence Day celebrations in vain.
12:50
12:50

Kitgum Quarantine Centers Closed Over Lack of Funds 1 1

According to Dr Okello, inadequate funds has greatly affected the morale of volunteers in the various taskforce committees citing that many have since left.
16:56
16:56

Lack of PPE Cripples COVID-19 Sample Collection in Kitgum 2 1

The District Health Officer Dr Alex Olwedo acknowledged the shortage of PPEs and notes that they were forced to borrow ten gowns from Lamwo district to resume covid-19 testing on suspected patients.
07:49
07:49

Gulu Rejects 24 Covid-19 Patients From Kitgum Citing Space Constraints 3 1 Top story

Dr James Elima, the Director Gulu Regional Referral Hospital confirmed to URN in an interview that they are no longer admitting more patients because the facility is out of space.
14:59
14:59

Kitgum Taskforce Members Undergo Mandatory COVID-19 Test 3

Those undergoing the test include journalists, security officers, local government officials, businessmen, development partners and health officials among others in the various taskforce subcommittees.
12:54
12:54

1,000Kgs Of Maize Flour Nears Expiry As Kitgum Quarantine Centers Remain Vacant 1

“The flour is almost getting spoilt, so we are thinking that it should be given or sold away to prominent people in the district so that they don’t get spoilt. When we need them, we shall get the food back because at the moment, the quarantine centers are empty,” Dr Okello says.
17:31
17:31

Malaria Claimed 60 Lives in Kitgum District During Lockdown Ministry of Health 2 1

This is a fivefold increment in death rates compared to the 13 lives that were lost to malaria during the same period in 2019. It is also the highest record of malaria deaths in the district, over the years.
12:40
12:40

Pandwong Health Workers Start Outreach Programs for Patients Ministry of Health 3 1

Kitgum Municipal Council Town Clerk, Emmanuel Banya says that the health workers have resumed outreach programmes on immunization, attending to HIV patients and monitoring Village Health team [VHT] activities.
11:16
11:16

Kitgum Covid-19 Taskforce to Establish Screening Centre At Uganda-South Sudan Border Torit state 2 1

William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner says there have been growing concerns on infiltration of South Sudanese from Torit state entering the district through Orom Sub county.
07:31
07:31

Health Workers Abandon Duty at Kitgum General Hospital 1 1

But Dr Geoffrey Okello, the Acting Medical Superintendent at Kitgum General Hospital says the health workers stopped reporting to the facility almost a week ago, after indicating that they intended to conduct immunization and other activities in Padwong.
12:14
12:14

Kitgum District Runs Out of Quarantine Space for Covid-19 Suspects 1 1

Dr Pamela Atim Okot, the Medical Director of Kitgum General Hospital also acknowledged that if more COVID-19 cases are registered in the district, they may not be able to accommodate more than 12 cases.
20:35
20:35

Kitgum COVID-19 Task Force Sends Health Officials Under Self-Quarantine Ministry of Health

Sources told Uganda Radio Network that the Commissioner and his team arrived Kitgum on May 25. They allegedly met some members of the district task force and other health workers, toured Kitgum General Hospital Maternity Ward, and were hosted for a talk show on one of the radio stations.
07:55
07:55

Kitgum Revives Plan to Equip COVID-19 Treatment Centre 2 1

Initially, the district COVID-19 task force halted plans to equip the treatment centre after the Health Ministry directed that all COVID-19 positive patients are treated at regional referral hospitals. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, in particular, has been managing COVID-19 patients within the Acholi Sub-region.
11:50
11:50

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Rejects Lamwo's Request for Quarantine Space

Charles Byamugisha Maserino, the Sector Intelligence Officer for Kitgum and Lamwo districts noted that Lamwo district officials have requested to relocate some suspects to Kitgum due to space challenges.
17:19
17:19

COVID-19 Fund Allocation Irks Kitgum Medics, Sub County Leaders Finance Ministry 1 3

Dr Pamela Atim Okot, the Executive Director of St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum says there is a need to consider the risks health workers are enduring at the moment and determine an appropriate allowance. She notes that allocating 20,000 Shillings for a health worker in high-risk situations may not be right citing that they may deserve probably 80,000 Shillings.
13:30
13:30

20-Year-Old Man Shot Attempting To Grab Gun From LDU Officer In Kitgum

Julius Mpande, the officer in Charge of Operations at Kitgum Central Police station in his reports says the victim attacked one of their police officers while resisting arrest and made attempts to disarm him.
15:32
15:32

Woman Hacked to Death in Kitgum over Land Dispute

Wilson Nyeko, the Labonga Amida Sub-county LCIII Chairperson says that the deceased was waylaid and killed after visiting the disputed land.
17:48
17:48

Quarantined Covid-19 Suspects in Kitgum Separated Over Dating COVID-19 Pandemic 2

David Aisu, the Kitgum District Internal Security Officer-DISO, says that they received credible reports indicating that some of the suspects had begun pairing up in quarantine. He notes that the suspects were living freely at the facility and making contacts with each other.
11:59
11:59

Cross Border Truck Drivers Banned from Stopovers in Kitgum President Museveni 1 1

The resolution made during a weekly task-force meeting on Friday aims at curbing truck drivers from neighbouring East African countries from spreading the virus.
15:39
15:39

Sub County Chairperson, LCV Councilor Quarantined in Kitgum Russian Nationals 1

Quirino Olum, the Orom Sub County Chairperson and LCV Councilor Abraham Aturu were put under mandatory 14 days quarantine at St Joseph Hospital Kitgum on Tuesday following a decision reached at by Task-force members.
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