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22:28
22:28

Lockdown Led to Spike in Mental Breakdown-Butabika Hospital Boss 1 3

Dr Nakku noted that they were quite a number of people who were reeling under the weight of the stress resulting from the lockdown. She, however, said the hospital was aware of the majority of the cases. She said the patients had replaced since they did not have access to their medication.
19:11
19:11

Vision Group to Compulsorily Test Staff for COVID-19 MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Robert Kabushenga, the Vision Group Chief Executive Officer said on Monday that management was tracking all possible contacts of the positive case at the office and promised that they will collaborate with medical workers to facilitate further tests.
18:13
18:13

Kitgum District Lacking Male Quarantine Center 2 1

William Komakech, the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner says 34 primary contacts, mostly family members and friends have so far been traced and advised to self-isolate from home as the district lacks space for male suspects.
17:42
17:42

Five Radio Pacis Staff Test Positive for Covid-19 1

The five include two security guards stationed at the radio station’s transmission mast, the station cashier and two presenters attached to 94.5 studios that broadcast in Madi, Luo and Alur languages.
16:15
16:15

Residents Protest as Health Centre Keeps Body in Out-patients Ward deceased 1 2

Angom died on Monday morning. However, her body was still lying in the outpatient department by Tuesday afternoon. The deceased’s neighbour, Ruth Akello says Angom was bleeding profusely when she was rushed to the facility on Monday shortly before she was pronounced dead.
14:26
14:26

Nakaseke Task Force Asks Contacts of COVID-19 Patients to Self-Isolate self isolation 1 2

According to the district surveillance report, at least 354 contacts have been traced from the health workers and community after they interacted with the positive patients. However, only 10 contacts have been placed under institutional quarantine at Kiwoko Hospital.
13:47
13:47

Katabi, Kigungu Health Centres Overwhelmed by Patients Numbers entebbe hospital 3

Entebbe Hospital closed all departments including, outpatients, maternal and neonatal to focus on managing COVID-19 cases. This forced residents to seek services at Katabi Health Center, Kigungu Health Centre IIIs and other private facilities in Entebbe.
12:44
12:44

Pregnant Mothers in Aromo Sub County Resort to TBAs 7 3

Mercy Joyce Alira, an enrolled nurse at Aromo HC III, says the number of mothers seeking maternal services has greatly reduced compared to when the voucher card system was still functional.
05:32
05:32

Cholera Death Toll Reaches 11 in Kotido MoH 1

Kotido District Chairperson Ambrose Lotukei said the district response system needs to be supported following the breakdown of the two ambulances. He says that with no standby ambulance, the district authorities can hardly respond to any of the alerts from the communities.
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