The taskforces will be mandated to hold meetings, following up on alerts and report back to the district task force. The Sub County task force is comprised of ten people, who include District councillors, Sub County speaker and religious leaders.
The Isingiro District Covid-19 Taskforce has agreed to revive the
sub-county Taskforce committee due to a surge in the number of infected people.
Some of the task force committees revived include Kikagate border task force
Bugango Border task Force and Nakivale refugees task force which is monitoring
Kabahinda Isolation centre.
Other taskforces have been allowed to open up at Sub counties and parish level.
The taskforces were disbanded following a reduction in the number of covid-19 cases.
Herbert Muhangi the chairperson of Isingiro District Covid-19 Taskforce
says that the task force will be given terms of reference aimed at enforcing
the COVID-19 presidential directives and ensuring compliance to Ministry of
Health set Standard Operating Procedures- SOPs.
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He says taskforces will be mandated to hold meetings, following up on alerts and
report back to the district task force. The Sub County task force is comprised of ten
people, who include District councillors, Sub County speaker and religious
Edson Tumusherure, the Isingiro District Health officer urged
people to form and help village taskforces were possible house taskforces.
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James Byaruhanga Chairperson greater Nyakitunda Sub-county
Covid-19 Taskforce says much as the taskforces are helpful they are faced with
a lot of challenges especially having a large jurisdiction with less manpower and
resources to implement their responsibilities.
He however says that out of the ten only three members of the task
force, the GISO, OC Police and Chairperson LC III are capable of enforcing the
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district borders Tanzania and Rwanda which makes it prone to many porous routes
used by people engaged in several activities across like fetching firewood,
grazing animals, illegal trade among others.