The landing site has now been sealed off for disinfecting in line with guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to control the spread of COVID-19. In addition, the four crew members of the ship will be quarantined in the ship for 14 days.
Oryem says that the first challenge is that the only available option of chattering flights is too costly, even when there is a will to save nationals from the agony they are experiencing as a result of the lockdowns.
Serephine Alia, the Chief Administrative Officer, says that the district has been relying on one ambulance of Usuk MP, Peter Ogwang to handle all the emergencies in the district, which overwhelmed its operations.
When URN reporter visited Bussi Islands, residents of Kinywante and Kyangazi villages in Bulwe parish were not observing the guidelines.
Meanwhile, boda boda riders carry passengers, breaching the ban on private and public transport.
Reverend Peter Musapiti, the LCI Chairperson of Shiluku South village says that the suspected patients have often been sighted sending children to buy for them merchandise water from shops in Kuushu Town council.