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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 1 2

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.
17:21
17:21

Arrested Russian Nationals Returned to Kitgum Orom Sub-county 2 Top story

Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, William Komakech told the District Covid-19 task-force meeting on Tuesday that the suspects were returned on the orders of the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen Jeje Odongo.
15:31
15:31

Planned Kitgum Municipality COVID-19 Isolation Unit Hangs in Balance Covid-19 Pandemic 1 1

The taskforce had initially identified the ART clinic for Adolescent HIV/AIDs counselling at Kitgum General Hospital as an isolation centre but later begun grading a different site for the establishment of the unit. The two sites were soon abandoned for not meeting the required standards and likely hefty cost implication.
17:25
17:25

Kitgum Hospital Runs Out of Protective Gear For Health Workers 1

Dr Geoffrey Okello, Kitgum General Hospital acting Medical Superintendent says all protective equipment especially masks delivered by government in the fourth quarter has run out of stock.
17:24
17:24

Man Who Completed Quarantine Further Isolated After Presenting High Fever 1 Top story

The suspect was reportedly sent into isolation on Wednesday afternoon his temperature measured 38 degrees Celsius, which is above the normal body temperature.
18:38
18:38

Lira Fire Victims Languish At Kitgum Hospital As Facility Runs Out Of Medicine 3 1

A caretaker of one of the victims told URN on condition of anonymity so as to speak freely on the matter that she has so far spent Shillings 60,000 to purchase antibiotic, pain relievers, gauze, and gloves to be used by medical personnel to treat her patient.
16:33
16:33

Kitgum Farmer Shot in Clash With UPDF Soldiers and Karamojong Rustlers Orom Sub county 1

Marshall Acire, a livestock farmer in Apimoto village in Kiteng Parish, Orom Sub County in Kitgum district was shot on his left thigh and lower stomach on Saturday at around 6 pm from his home.
15:01
15:01

Kitgum Hospital Hit by Essential Drug Stock Out 5 1

Bezzy Omoya, the hospital senior administrator says that for close to a month now, the facility has been operating without some drugs for treating common diseases.
15:23
15:23

Kitgum Murder: One Suspect Arrested After Being Trailed By Sniffer Dog Aswa River Region

Robert Oken, the officer in Charge of Criminal Investigation at Kitgum central police station told URN in an interview Sunday that attempts by the girl’s parents and relatives to locate her on Thursday failed to yield results. He says another search conducted on Friday led to the recovery of Anena’s lifeless body and a bicycle she used in a bush.
07:32
07:32

Space Crisis Hits Kitgum General Hospital 1 1 Top story

Celestine Omoding, the in Charge of the Pediatric Ward told URN in an interview on Tuesday that the ward has only 30 beds yet they sometimes admit patients twice the numbers of bed available.
16:57
16:57

Kitgum Hospital Struggles to Recruit Radiographer x-ray machine 4 1

He says the only government employee in the x-ray department at the facility is a darkroom attendant who isn’t qualified to operate the machine.
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