Paul Kalikwan, the Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner says that they observed that some village chairpersons may be biased and deny those who didn't support them during the last local council one committee elections.
UWEC Managing Director James Musinguzi says that the ban on impromptu visits to the centre will enable better planning, enforcing social distancing within the centre, and limit the number of visitors at a given time. Visitors will also not be allowed to interact with wildlife, especially animals and will only be allowed on condition that they make cashless payments.
Six of the confirmed cases are truck drivers who were picked three points of entry-Malaba, Mutukula and Elegu while two were from community alerts from Kyotera and Amuru district. The samples were among 2,196 samples tested
Osborn disclosed that after interception, the patient disclosed that he was traumatized due to the manner in which his result was declared to him which made him think that he was an outcast in the society and decided to die alone in isolation.
The three patients were two truck drivers intercepted from Apiritii border point of entry in Madi Opei Sub-County in Lamwo District while the third truck driver was intercepted from Elegu in Amuru District.
Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, a designated COVID-19 treatment facility in Kigezi sub-region has no capacity to accommodate 200 patients. The available space was initially a psychiatric ward which can only accommodate 50 patients.
Mpigi Resident District Commissioner Rose Mary Byabasaija says that the patient has returned to the island after two weeks of treatment at Mulago Hospital in Kampala. Also, none of his contacts was found positive after the 14 days of quarantine.