Peace Busingye, the Principal Education Officer in the department of guidance and counselling, says that they have so far recruited ten call assistants who are also practicing counsellors and psychologists to man the center.
Ever since government started easing the lockdown with the partial reopening of various sectors, several people have been agitating for a phased reopening of educational institutions to allow learners to resume their studies.
As several bodies parade themselves to be the conveying institutions to deliver relief funds promised to teachers, John Peter Mujuni, the executive director at Microfinance Support Centre, stresses that each saving and credit Cooperative Society will directly get its money.
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.
In his report to the District Covid19 Task Force at Wakiso district headquarter this week, the Senior Environment Health Officer, Emmanuel Damba, complained about congestion in the markets, saying there is need for security to intervene.
Salim Komakech, the Kwania Resident District Commissioner, who doubles as the Coronavirus District Taskforce Chairperson, says the isolation centre will help them to keep suspects in one place and screen them.