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19:54
19:54

Low Turn up as Minister Launches Mass COVID-19 Vaccination in Teso COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Dr. Aceng said that the daily target of vaccination in Teso is 157, 200 people but all the nine districts and city vaccinated only 44,828 people on Monday. Kumi district registered the highest number of with 10,800 people followed by Bukedea, 9,245 and Katakwi 6,423.
11:30
11:30

Health Ministry Planning Mass Covid-19 Vaccination in Teso, Lango COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Dr Alfred Driwale, the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Vaccines and Immunization at the Ministry of Health says that the mass vaccination of people in Teso and Lango will start Monday, November 8, 2021, and will run for seven days.
12:26
12:26

Nabilatuk District Battling Surge in Malaria Prevalence 1 1

Records indicate that the district has 71 per cent malaria prevalence especially among children below five years.
12:16
12:16

MoH Secures Another UGX. 94B for Oxygen Plants Medical Oxygen 2 1

The supply of medical oxygen became a serious challenge for the country at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic when more and more severe COVID-19 patients were admitted to hospitals, especially during the second wave of the pandemic mid this year.
07:20
07:20

Soroti Hospital Records Reduction in COVID-19 Admissions COVID-19 Pandemic 1 2

Dr. Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at the hospital says that all the patients admitted at CTU are not vaccinated against the coronavirus. He explains that Soroti district/ city is currently the hotspot of the deadly virus followed by Ngora, Serere, Kumi, Amuria and Katakwi districts. Before Soroti district/city, Kumi was the hotspot of the virus.
06:24
06:24

Soroti Extends COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign to Bars Soroti District 3 1

Dr. Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, says that they arrived at the decision following the poor turn up of people for the vaccination exercise.
19:30
19:30

Soroti Authorities Suspend Prayers over Surging COVID-19 Cases covid-19 epicenter 1 1

Asuret Sub County registered 173 cases of COVID-19 between September 22 and October 1, 2021. This is almost a quarter of the cumulative cases recorded in the district comprising 12 sub-counties since March 2020.
07:38
07:38

Over 3,000 Children Miss Measles, DPT Vaccines in Kaberamaido 1 1 Top story

Ejwau, the Oriamo sub-county male councillor, says that his sub-county continues to seek health services from Alwa, the mother sub-county. He says that more than 15,000 people are cut off by rising water levels from Lake Kyoga.
17:00
17:00

ICYD Takes Over OVC Programs from TASO in Teso 1 1 Top story

ICYD will now be working with the children living with HIV/AIDS, infants exposed to HIV infection at birth, children of female sex workers and children of non-suppressed Viral Load caretakers, among others according to Gilbert Obore, the Technical Advisor in charge of Community Systems Strengthening at TASO.
14:06
14:06

Police Heightens Enforcement of SOPs As COVID-19 Cases Surge in Teso covid-19 epicenter 1 2

The Soroti Resident City Commissioner, Peter Pex Paak says that the enforcement especially in Soroti City will be heightened to reduce the spread of the deadly virus.
19:41
19:41

Nakatunya Prison Closed after Surge in COVID-19 Infections COVID- 19 Scare 2 1

The facility was closed last week to allow fumigation and treatment of the affected inmates and staff. According to the Resident District Commissioner of Soroti, Patrick Okumu, the decision was taken to allow the COVID-19 team and management of prison to streamline on some issues he declined to mention.
14:55
14:55

Complacency Failing COVID-19 Fight in Teso- Medics COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

According to Dr. Adakun, 33 percent of the COVID-19 patients are the elderly with severe disease. He revealed that the region had 8,433 COVID-19 contacts as of Friday, September 10, 2021.
09:14
09:14

Gov't Airlifts 53 Gas Cylinders to Soroti Hospital COVID-19 Epidemic 1

The intervention at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital is part of the timely emergency response and delivery of medicines and medical supplies to all government health facilities, according the Ministry of Health. The Hospital has been relying on vehicles for delivery of oxygen but the demand in hospital has recently overwhelmed the facility. The vehicles sometimes take two days to return with the oxygen.
09:37
09:37

Two District Officials Arrested for Extortion in Illegal Cattle Market Katakwi District 1

East Kyoga Regional Police Spokesman Oscar Gregg Ageca says that personnel from Katakwi Central Police Station were tipped off about the illegal operation and acted to stop it by dispersing the market and arresting the officers.
15:56
15:56

Imposter Arrested in Soroti Hospital 1 1

Denis Echiku, a resident of Katine Sub County was arrested by the police after a tip-off from patients. Echiku has been camping at Ward 1 and extorting money from unsuspecting patients who need x-ray services.
11:55
11:55

Head Teacher in Nabilatuk Arrested for Conduting Lessons RDC Milton Odongo 1 1

Abura Logira was arrested by authorities who found him and other teachers in a class with more than 80 pupils.
21:56
21:56

Bukedea Authorities Restrict Funeral Services to 30 Minutes Bukedea district 1 1

The strict guidelines follow violation of presidential guidelines on burials with communities reverting to large gatherings for the burial of their loved ones. According to the Presidential guidelines, burials are limited to only 20 people with strict adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures.
14:06
14:06

Police Deserter Arrested for Impersonating NDA Staff drug inspection 1

Engwedu and Dr Martin Okello were allegedly carrying out illegal operations and confiscating drugs in Osera, Kapokin, Akum and Akide under Ongino sub-counties.
07:38
07:38

Security Destroys Four Acres of Marijuana in Soroti Soroti District 2 1

Anthony Oyuru, the Oculoi sub-county LC V councilor says that many youths in the area are now addicted to smoking marijuana, which has fueled crime. Oyuru says the police in Oculoi are overwhelmed with cases of assault as drunken youth fight over every small disagreement.
13:15
13:15

MPs Want 30 Percent Tax Levied on Health Workers' Risk Allowance Scrapped COVID-19 Pandemic 4 1

At Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, Dr Wilson Etolu, the COVID-19 Focal Point Person at the hospital told the MPs that the health workers are demoralized by the deductions on their allowances. Etolu also said that the frontline workers delay receiving the allowances.
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