Patrick Baguma, the Masindi District Health Officer-DHO says that samples from the health workers were taken on Wednesday and on Thursday all the eight samples turned positive for COVID-19 prompting the District COVID-19 task force to temporarily suspend operations at the health Center to avoid further spread of the virus.
The contract to construct the 54-kilometre road was awarded to China Railway Number Seven group company limited. However, a row has now emerged between Budongo Sub County and area residents who are both claiming ownership of the same land.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson told Uganda Radio network on Wednesday that a team of detectives from Hoima central police station had dashed to the scene where the body was found.
Annet Najjemba, the Programs Director at Radio Kitara told Uganda Radio Network that as Kyalisiima was broadcasting the event unfolding live on Radio Kitara, security officers arrested him and whisked him off to an unknown destination.
Kyagulanyi with hundreds of his supporters wanted to access the Masindi town for another rally prompting anti-riot police and the UPDF under the command of Vincent Irama, the Masindi District Police commander to block him.
Tumukunde who arrived in Masindi from Buliisa district at 3pm was blocked by police led by the Masindi District Police commander Vincent Irama from holding a rally at Kijura market in Masindi town where he wanted to address the traders.
Kabuleta, who was scheduled to hold his campaign rally at Masindi Booma grounds in Masindi town on Sunday, was received by hundreds of his supporters including Boda-Boda riders who met him at Kijura trading center, about 1 km away from Masindi town.
Dr Rogers Musinguzi, the Head of COVID-19 Case management team in Masindi district, told Uganda Radio Network on Monday morning that they are arranging to transfer the two senior health officials to either Entebbe hospital or Hoima Regional Referral Hospital COVID-19 Treatment Unit.
Richard Businge, the Kitanyata 2 village chairperson, says that Abigaba was first admitted in a nearby clinic before he was transferred to Masindi Hospital when his condition worsened where he died from.
The confusion erupted after Masindi district chairperson Cosmas Byaruhanga and Wilson Isingoma Mugimba turned up for the nomination both presenting documents from the NRM party secretariat endorsing them as the legitimate flag bearers.