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14:20
14:20

COVID-19 Victim’s Body Left in Hospital Ward for 20 Hours

The deceased, an elderly man who was referred from a health facility in Pandwong Division reportedly succumbed to COVID-19 complications at about 5 pm on Wednesday. However, his body remained on his death bed for close to 20 hours, until it was handed over to the relatives on Thursday afternoon.
11:03
11:03

Patients Testing Positive for Covid-19 After Recovery Puzzle Kitgum Medics 4 1

Simon Knox Okongo, Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Thursday that one of the recovered patients has now tested positive for covid-19 for the fourth time consistently.
19:50
19:50

Kitgum Receives 1,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Sinovac Vaccine 1

William Komakech, Kitgum Resident District Commissioner,says the vaccines will be distributed to Kitgum General Hospital and St Joseph’s Hospital Kitgum to aid vaccination.
12:56
12:56

200 Unfamiliar Names Found on Kitgum COVID-19 Relief Beneficiaries List Kitgum Municipality 3 1

Two weeks ago, the government deferred 691 names of beneficiaries from Kitgum Municipality citing a mismatch in details provided on their contacts and National Identity Numbers-NINs. The beneficiaries were part of the 3,675 vulnerable people registered for government support, within the three divisions of Pager, Central, and Pandwong in Kitgum Municipality.
12:38
12:38

Four-Year-Old Boy Succumbs to Covid-19 in Pader Atanga subcounty

Omoya says the boy’s test result conducted using Rapid Diagnostic Test(RDT) turned positive for the virus on Thursday from Atanga Health Center III where his parents had taken him.
07:25
07:25

Olilim Sub county Headquarters Closed After Two Officials Testing Positive For COVID 3 1

Janet Akello, the Speaker of Olilim sub-county, says that the rest of the staffs have been asked to work from home for now. She, however, says that this is likely to affect service delivery since the offices were closed abruptly without any briefing.
14:15
14:15

Kikuube District Council Sessions Suspended RDC

The Kikuube district Council was expected to convene today to among others nominate and approve the names of members on the district service commission, district land board members and the district public accounts committee members.
17:19
17:19

Kitgum Parents Asked to Isolate Students 3 1

William Komakech, Kitgum District Resident District Commissioner told members of the district task force committee at a meeting on Thursday that students who returned home are now a high risk to the parents and community.
14:30
14:30

Lack of Protective Gears Hindering Covid-19 Sample Collection in Kitgum 2 1

Janani Opoka Luwum, the head of sample collection and a Laboratory specialist at Kitgum General Hospital notes that the facility which is the main center for covid-19 testing has run out of stock of PPE.
12:19
12:19

Pader Covid-19 Taskforce Stuck With Over 2,000 Kgs of Rotten Posho 1 4 Top story

The relief food was donated in April last year to support selected categories of people who were hit hard by the impact of the covid-19 lockdown instituted by the government.
10:05
10:05

Kanungu District Headquaters Closed After Staff Tests Positive for Covid-19

Ssengooba said the offices that were closed on Friday, will remain closed for four days and is optimistic that this is will provide enough time for fumigation. He added that offices will be re-opened on Tuesday to resume normal business.
18:28
18:28

Schools Opt for Credit to Purchase Thermometer Guns, Food Capitation Grant 5 1

Pader Acting District Education Officer Francis Olwoch told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that although schools in the district have been able to purchase the requirements especially thermometer guns and handwashing facilities, most obtained them through credit.
14:57
14:57

Pader, Kitgum Covid-19 Frontline Health Workers Go Four Months Without Pay 3 1

11 laboratory specialists, more than 10 clinical officers and nurses haven’t been paid allowances for the past four months in the district despite being in the frontline conducting testing, referrals and monitoring at quarantine centers.
11:51
11:51

LCI Chairpersons in Kitgum Faulted for Inflating Numbers of Face Masks Beneficiaries Ministry of Health 3 1

The Resident District Commissioner William Komakech who also doubles as the Chairperson district Covid-19 taskforce says the numbers of beneficiaries submitted by LCI Chairpersons are abnormally higher than the projected district population.
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.
18:58
18:58

Five Health Workers in Agago Test Positive for Covid-19

Dr Smart Okot, Chief Executive Director of Dr Ambrosoli Memorial Hospital Kalongo says the health workers are part of 250 staffs who underwent test for the contagion.
14:43
14:43

Agago LCV Chairperson Tests Positive for Covid-19

Drazia says the district taskforce will screen all civil servants for Covid-19 as the contacts of the four cases is ongoing. She says they have so quarantined six primary contacts of the four officials.
13:35
13:35

COVID-19: Kotido Water Offices Closed After Staff Member Tests Positive ministry of health 1

The resolution was made after some of the staff from Moroto district tested positive to the virus. Joseph Lomongin, the Chief Administrator Officer Kotido said the water department shall remain closed for several days as the taskforces seek resources for fumigating the department.
06:11
06:11

Ministry Makes U-turn on Management of Mild COVID-19 Cases in Kitgum 2 1

In Kitgum Municipality, in particular, at least 26 COVID-19 patients had for the five days been within the communities without being linked to care after Gulu Regional Referral Hospital authorities declined to admit them. But team from the Health Ministry intervened on Thursday and evacuated COVID-19 patients for treatment outside the district.
18:27
18:27

Kitgum to Start Managing Covid-19 Patients With Mild Symptoms 4 1

Over the weekend, Gulu Regional Referral Hospital authorities rejected admitting COVID-19 patients from Kitgum citing space constraints.
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