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14:49
14:49

Lira COVID-19 Patients Now Treated from Their Homes COVID_ 19

Eight people who have recently tested positive for the virus are now being treated from their homes. The eight include of two staff of Centenary Bank in Lira, two from Mt. Meru Millers, three from Lira District Local Government and one staff of Lira University.
06:06
06:06

Mt. Meru Millers Closed After 11 Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 COVID_ 19 1

The factory which employs close to 10,200 personnel has since been closed awaiting for disinfection as well as conducting tests on all the remaining staff at the factory. A member of staff at the factory says 11 out of the 13 staffs picked at random for testing tested positive and the rest were told to go home.
07:44
07:44

Lira Covid-19 Treatment Centre Filled Up COVID_ 19 2

Milton Odongo, the Lira Resident District Commissioner who doubles as the chairperson District task force, says that they have identified three treatment centres. They include Lira University teaching Hospital, PAG HCIII and Amach HCIV as new treatment centers.
07:59
07:59

Lango Sub- Region Ill prepared for COVID-19 Minstry of Health 1 4

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng told the Lira District COVID-19 Task Force that the low capacity among frontline workers, coupled with the laxity among members of Public is an indicator that the area was ill-prepared for the catastrophe, and that this is a cause for worry, if the situation is not well handled.
15:23
15:23

School Sets Conditions for Task Force to Use Playground as Parking for Trucks COVID_ 19 4 1 Top story

Patrick Lukas, the School Management Committee Chairperson, says they have had a bad history of hosting people who mismanage the school and leave in sorry state. Among which are fencing off the ground, providing a separate toilet facility for the truck drivers, two separate water points to be connected by National Water and Sewerage Cooperation at the school and extending electric power to the compound.
21:26
21:26

Two COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers Admitted in Lira COVID_ 19 3 1

The admitted drivers; one who was heading to Kampala and another who was heading to Kenya, had entered the country through Elegu Border Post. Upon posting positive results, they were tracked and intercepted from Kamdini Town Council and taken to Lira Regional Referral Hospital Mental Unit for treatment.
14:25
14:25

Police Officer Discharged from Dokolo Quarantine COVID_ 19 2

The officer, who is attached to Dokolo Central Police Station, was isolated after suspicious residents saw her disembarking from a Cargo truck in Dokolo Town council.
07:55
07:55

12 Discharged from Lira Quarantine Centre COVID_ 19 4

They were being quarantined at Lira School of Comprehensive Nursing. They include five people from Apac, three from Kole and four from Lira.
15:30
15:30

COVID-19: Two Family Members Taken to Alebtong District Isolation Center COVID_ 19 1

The Alebtong District COVID- 19 Taskforce said the three have been admitted after one of them presented with symptoms of the virus.
16:37
16:37

13 Discharged from Quarantine Centre in Lira COVID_ 19 5

A total of 30 people were being quarantined at Lira School of Comprehensive Nursing. They included secondary contacts of the COVID-19 positive Kenyan truck driver.
07:51
07:51

18 Commercial Sex Workers Arrested in Oyam for Defying COVID19 Guidelines COVID_ 19 2

Michael Odongo, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson, says the commercial sex workers were found in their rented rooms where they were sleeping with foreign truck drivers exposing the community to the risk of contracting COVID-19.
11:31
11:31

Lira to Offer Psycho-social Support to COVID-19 Suspects Lira District 3

Psycho-social support is the major component of the plan because it is believed that the effect of the disease will last longer than the disease itself.
11:11
11:11

Inmates Overwhelm Kwania Prisons COVID_ 19 1 3 Top story

Simpson Awongo Ebil, the Mid North Region Prison Commander, says Kwania prison, which has the capacity to hold around 100 inmates is overwhelmed. Over 200 people in Lango sub region have been arrested for disobeying direct orders from the president.
16:52
16:52

Lack of Medical Equipment Affecting Management of COVID-19 in Lango COVID_ 19 4 1

Most isolation centres are lacking basic medical necessities like gloves and face masks.
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