Some members of parliament who include the Bufumbira East MP Dr. James Nsaba Buturo and Bunyaruguru county MP John Twesigye Ntamuhiira say giving the body of the COVID-19 victim to the families for burial will accelerate the spread of the disease in the community
But according to the Napak Resident District Commissioner Hajji Kaddunabbi Lubega, most of the nets distributed to the community have been sold. He says that some of the nets sold by locals have been sent to Kampala.
Dr. Apiyo is being recognized for her commitment and distinguished treatment and management of novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) at the Treatment Centre. She is a Physician who doubles as the Deputy Director at the facility.
According to the Ministry of Health figures, the deaths recorded last year showed an increase of over 100 per cent. In 2018, the number of deaths recorded in the country stood at 80 but that figure in 2019 went up to 160 deaths by the end of November.