patients have escaped from the treatment center at Arua Regional Referral
Hospital due to hunger triggering panic among Arua City dwellers. The two male patients reportedly escaped from
the treatment center on Monday after being abandoned by their would be
Regional Referral Hospital lacks food to feed COVID-19 patients being managed
at the treatment center. The patients rely on food provided by their relatives.
Arua district has cumulatively registered 358 positive COVID-19 cases including
six refuges and 49 health workers. The district has also registered 27 deaths, with
the last six deaths recorded in the last 72 hours.
Christopher Dradika, the COVID-19 Regional Integrated Disease Surveillance and
Response Focal Point Person to the Taskforce meeting that they have failed to
trace two missing patients.
“Two persons who were.…
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Martin Oroch, the Arua Resident City Commissioner condemned the escape of the patients, saying that
although the situation is worrying, the government is doing its best to respond to
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Gordon Acidri, the Head of COVID-19 Surveillance Team Arua City, says the
number of home-based quarantine continues to increase because of limited
facilities at the isolation center at Arua hospital.