Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the District LC 5 Chairperson revealed that the suspects were tracked down by the COVID-19 Gulu Taskforce backed by police pursued the individuals and managed to confine them under strict conditions.
The only vehicles that will be allowed to move are the trucks delivering cargo and food stuffs, delivery vans, pickups, other essential commodities and vehicles belonging to security organs like the police and the army, ministry of health vehicles, some of the institutional vehicles doing essential work, vehicles for sanitary services like those of the KCCA taking kasasiro among others.
It is suspected that the baby picked the virus from the father, a resident of Nkono village in Iganga municipality who traveled back from Kisumu, Kenya early last week. Although the Ministry of Health said that the parents would now be put under quarantine for further examination, the father has been reported to be missing.
UWA Executive Director Sam Mwandha announced that the activities will be suspended until April 30, 2020 due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the eventual confirmation of a number of cases in Uganda. Up to 14 cases have so far been confirmed in the country, according to an update issued by the Ministry of Health today.
The Archbishop says that with the rapid spread of the virus, it is wise to have all staff work from home. He said that the province has already laid out a strategy by identifying those who can work from home and those who need to take a break, until the situation nomalises.
At a joint media briefing on Wednesday in Kampala, Police spokesperson, CP Fred Enanga, UPDF deputy spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki and Land Forces spokesperson, Lt Col Henry Obbo, said the forces’ health workers will participate in treating the already infected persons, monitoring those in quarantine and evacuation of suspected patients.
Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the police was notified by vigilant neighbours. But Mutebi said, in his statement at Kajjansi police station that he was still looking for money to transport his Church members to their respective villages.
The veterans have camped in Kapeeka town since 2016, allegedly waiting for compensation for their contribution to the war that ushered in the National Resistance Army-NRA regime, then led by President Museveni. The veterans are from Kiboga, Kampala Mbarara, Ntungamo, Kyegegwa, Kiruhura, Isingiro, Rakai and Masaka among other districts.
Dr Pamela Akot, the Medical Director St Joseph's Hospital Kitgum says the health worker went to the health facility on Tuesday and disclosed to her colleagues she had fever adding that tests for malaria and other ailment conducted on her all came out negative.
Gerald Mugisha, the Manager Equity Bank Hoima branch says government should consider the financial institutions as the directives on corona virus are being implemented adding that most of the clients could use this chance to completely default.
In a letter to the Solicitor General, Acting University Secretary Yusuf Kiranda said while the Universities and other Tertiary Institutions Act defines the process of searching for the Vice Chancellor, the law is silent on the search process for the deputy.
President Yoweri Museveni ordered for the closure of all inland and mainland borders over the weekend, as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 virus. At the time, Uganda had recorded only one case of the virus, a number which has since grown to 14.
Luweero District Health Officer Dr Innocent Nkonwa says that samples from the suspects have been dispatched to Uganda Virus Research Institute for testing. Nkonwa added that the district has since designated Nyimbwa Health Center IV to host coronavirus suspects.
Farmers accuse, Kalenzi of failure to provide technical guidance on coffee growing. Farmers also say that Kalenzi is rarely in the office to attend to their concerns as well as visiting them to access the progress of the coffee project.
Through their lawyers of Kyamanywa, Kasozi and Company Advocates, the former employees contend that they were laid off from work to enable them to heal before they can resume duties. However, they were reportedly denied access to the Luzira based factory when they returned. They add that the company has never communicated to them their termination but merely denied them access to their work station.