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Masindi Health Officials Investigating Sale of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates

According to Dr. Musinguzi, such people are frustrating the fight against COVID-19 warning that they may become a burden to the sector in future when they get severe disease after failing to get vaccinated.
Masindi Hospital COVID-19 Quarantine Center. Health officials in the district are accused of selling COVID-19 Certificates to Non-Vaccinated persons.

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Masindi health officials are investigating reports that some of their own are selling COVID-19 certificates to none vaccinated people. 

Dr Rogers Musinguzi, the head of the COVID-19 Case Management Unit in Masindi district, says that they have received reports that health workers in some facilities in the district are conniving to sell COVID-19 certificates to non-vaccinated persons.  

He explains that some of the people shamelessly approach his office seeking to buy COVID-19 vaccination cards without taking the jab. 

According to Dr. Musinguzi, such people are frustrating the fight against COVID-19 warning that they may become a burden to the sector in future when they get severe disease after failing to get vaccinated.  

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Dr. Musinguzi also expressed concern on how people in the district have neglected the Standard Operating Procedures following the easing of the lockdown, which he said could lead to a spiral in infections.

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Patrick Baguma, Masindi District Health Officer has confirmed receiving reports about some health workers in the district selling COVID-19 vaccination certificates to non-vaccinated people. 

He revealed that many people including teachers, leaders and even health workers in the district have adamantly refused to be vaccinated yet they want to get COVID-19 vaccination cards. 

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Cumulatively, Masindi has registered 255 COVID-19 cases. Eight new cases are currently being managed at the Masindi COVID-19 treatment unit.