The Luuka district health officer, Christopher Wandira says that the maternity ward and laboratory will remain operational, however, members of the public have been advised to seek medical services from the lower health center IIs or Kiyunga health center IV.
The residents of Green Valley, Church Zone, Kisenyi 1 and 2, Kifumbira zone, Mulimira and among other areas argue that the sanitation in the area is appalling and likely to result in an outbreak of diseases.
In his December 8th statement addressed to Muslim leaders at various levels, Mugalu notes that it has been observed that many mosques have relaxed on observing the SOPs and COVID-19 preventive measures put in place by the Ministry of Health. He observes that while discussing the reopening of worship places under the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda-IRCU, they agreed on a number of SOPs, which ought to enforced.
Brian Kisembo, the Covid-19 Incident Manager in Kabarole and Fort Portal City says over 200 people have contracted the virus in the two areas even though 90 have since recovered. On Monday, the Ministry of Health confirmed 55 new cases in Kabarole, which is the highest number that has ever been recorded in the district.
Dr Henry Mwebesa the Director-General of Health Services in the Ministry said under the prevailing conditions where COVID-19 numbers have spiralled out of control, the app is projected to close the existing training gaps and challenges that traditional learning presents in the wake of COVID-19.