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10:09
10:09

Soroti Hospital Receives Seven Cases of COVID-19 elegu border point 1 1

The cases from Teso have been operating a business in South Sudan when they tested positive at Elegu border early last month. The businessman was taken to Mbale and the Soroti businessman managed at Lira Regional Referral Hospital.
07:31
07:31

Six Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Patient Quarantined in Soroti Ministry Of Health 1 1

The six are members of the same family from Orwadai Ward, in Soroti Municipality, who had reported to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday after receiving information that the head of their family had tested positive to COVID-19.
17:54
17:54

Soroti Hospital Receives First COVID-19 Patients Ministry of Health 2 2

The patients include three women and one girl. They were among the first 10 contacts of a businessman from Bukedea who tested positive for COVID-19 last week and was taken to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital for treatment. The group was quarantined in Kumi district but their results turned positive.
08:04
08:04

Princess Diana Staff Protest Absence of Masks maternity ward 2 1

The staffs are concerned that while the COVID-19 pandemic is claiming lives in different parts of the world, Soroti Hospital isn’t providing enough protection to health workers to enable them to execute their duties. URN has learnt that the facility has been receiving only 20 pieces of masks every week against the total number of 34 staff on duty each day.
14:41
14:41

Etop Was Two Months Away from 30th Anniversary Vision Group 3 1

Stella Aanyu, the Head Teacher Ojama Primary School in Kyere Sub County in Serere district, says learners are missing a lot during the lockdown because of the suspension of Etop Newspaper.
17:47
17:47

Former Etop Journalists Struggling to Survive After Termination Vision Group 3 1

Julius Obongo, an Ateso Translator for Etop Newspaper, says he was handed his termination letter on Friday at head office. He says that much as the decision by top management was conducted after special considerations, it caught them off-guard especially amidst the Covid-19 crisis.
15:20
15:20

Antenatal Visits, Deliveries Drop in Health Facilities in Teso maternal health 2 1

At Serere Health Center 1V, a proposed district hospital, only 965 mothers came for antenatal care in April compared to 1,267 in March when the lockdown was announced. Records at the facility also indicate that only 170 babies were delivered at the facility in April compared to the 203 in March.
12:37
12:37

Learners Struggling to Access Self- Study Material in Teso COVID-19 Lockdown 2 1

Our reporter visited Awojamoro Village in Mukongoro Sub County but found a number of children playing in their homes. Among them was Tom Eibu, a candidate of Kumi Township Primary School. He told our reporter that he has not seen any study material to help him at home.
11:59
11:59

Police in Teso Accused of Frustrating Justice For Defilement Victims Teso Sub Region 4 1

According to the police annual report of 2019 that showed that East Kyoga is leading with defilement cases. East Kyoga led with 945 cases followed by Elgon and Greater Masaka regions with 922 and 898 cases respectively.
12:37
12:37

Illegal Fishing on the Rise in Teso Lake Kyoga 3 1

James Orono, a fisherman in Iruko Landing Site, Kadungulu Sub County in Serere district, says people have gone back to the lake because of the biting poverty.
15:05
15:05

Soroti Blood Bank Turns to Social Media as Blood Shortage Looms COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1

Last week, medics at the Hospital raised the concern of blood shortage. They noted that sickle cell patients needed blood but there wasn’t enough in the store.
11:36
11:36

Teso Eulogizes Maj. Akorimo uganda independence 2 1

Frances Akello, the former Member of Uganda Legislative Council and one of the first African women to serve on the council in Teso says the Maj. Akorimo’s calm and quiet nature earned him the privilege to hoist the national flag.
17:23
17:23

Soroti Stuck with Over 100 Street Children COVID-2019 pandemic 3 1

Amos Oluka Adutu, the Soroti District Probation Officer, says only a handful of partners dealing with street children are on the ground.
07:41
07:41

Ground Spraying Effective to Fight Desert Locusts-Teso Leaders Kumi District 2 1

Museveni, in his address to the nation on Sunday, alluded that ground spraying by soldiers using hand sprayers and motorized pumps was more effective than the aerial spray. He noted that the aircraft was small and unable to work at night when the insects have settled.
08:05
08:05

36 Districts Fail to Submit Draft Budget Estimates 1

Muhakanizi, also Secretary to the Treasury notes in his April 15th, 2020 letter that despite his reminder requesting Local Government Accounting Officers to submit their budget estimates by March 23rd, 2020, the districts have not responded.
17:21
17:21

Woman Arrested in Soroti Over Alleged Murder of Husband Domestic Violence 1 1

David Ongom Mudong, the East Kyoga Regional Police spokesman says whereas none of the assailants has been arrested, preliminary investigation links Chemutai to the murder.
11:50
11:50

Princess Diana HCIV Designated COVID-19 Isolation Unit 1 2

The region is currently depending on a 10-bed Tuberculosis Ward that was set aside as an isolation centre at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital last month. The unit has been handling only suspected cases that turned negative after testing.
14:53
14:53

Police Officers Accused of Robbing Soroti Businessman at Gun Point Soroti District 1

In his post, Opit identified the victim of the robbery as Godfrey Epulu. He said the victim was intimidated when he opened a case of aggravated robbery at Soroti Central Police Station under SD 51/09/04/2020. "Members of the public, it's time to rise up and expose thieves in government offices.
07:46
07:46

COVID-19 Taskforce Struggling to Reintegrate Discharged Suspects in Teso 2 1

By Monday, 10 people had been discharged from the quarantine area at Soroti Comprehensive Nursing School and another from the Isolation Unit at the Tuberculosis Ward.
14:31
14:31

Soroti Hospital Steps up Covid-19 Screening Services social distancing 1 1

Dr. Michael Mwanga, the Hospital Director says that all patients presenting with high temperatures are subjected to further screening to rule out possible existence of the deadly virus. He explained that the hospital has now been equipped with medical supplies including 200 respirators for health workers to manage any condition.
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