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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.
14:19
14:19

31 Arrested Partying in Kitgum Municipality

The suspects who include nine women and 22 men were picked from Corner pub in Central division, Kitgum Municipality on Thursday night.
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.
14:27
14:27

Slow Business at Kitgum Bus Park as Public Transport Resumes 4 1

The government imposed a second lockdown in mid-June following a spike in COVID-19 infections and deaths. It also issued several restrictions among them the suspension of public transport, which were lifted on Friday with taxis now advised to carry only 50 per cent of their licenced capacity.
14:18
14:18

Kitgum Registers Decline in Covid-19 Testing 3 1

Simon Knox Okongo, the Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person says for nearly a week now, only about 20 people voluntarily turned up for RDT and PCR test in three designated Covid-19 testing centers.
07:57
07:57

Kitgum Municipality MP Arrested For Holding Procession 1

The Forum for Democratic Change Party (FDC] stalwart was picked from his home in Pager Division, Kitgum Municipality on Friday evening.
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.
09:03
09:03

Covid-19 Restrictions Aided Crime Free New Year Celebrations in Acholi Aswa River Region 1 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson says for the first time, the new year celebration in Acholi sub-region went on peacefully without crimes like murder, rape, and grave assault among others reported to the police.
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.
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.
16:55
16:55

Private Medical Center in Kitgum Closed After Covid-19 Patient Dies

The former Kitgum District Vice Chairperson Billy Graham Odongkara was admitted at the facility last Wednesday with the low blood pressure but died hours later Thursday morning from breathing complications.
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.
16:23
16:23

Kitgum Task-Force to Regulate Movement of Prison Staff Over Covid-19

Test results released by the Health Ministry on Wednesday indicate a total of 76 inmates at Kitgum Government Prison tested positive to COVID-19 out of 80 confirmed cases the district registered.
19:51
19:51

Police Disperses Jubilant NRM Members For Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines NRM party Primaries 3

Several of the Nrm supporters consisting of old, young, women and men wore no masks and failed to observe social distance in disregard of the health Ministry Guidelines on preventing spread of covid-19.
15:40
15:40

Kitgum Restricts Access to District Headquarters As Four Staff Test Positive For Covid-19 1 2

The Chief Administrative Officer Martin Jacan Gwokto says that the restriction will help to curb the spread of the virus amidst soaring community transmission cases.
17:11
17:11

Surveillance Experts Dispatched to Kitgum after Spike in COVID-19 Infections MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2 1

This comes just a few days after the district registered a total of 17 positive COVID-19 cases. Eight of the cases were registered from Apollo grounds in the Central Division, eight from Kitgum maternity home, a private health facility and one from Kitgum general hospital.
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