Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson, says the fire destroyed a few bank properties. “Properties including 2 computers and some documents were partially destroyed while others were saved,” he said.
Dr. Paska Apiyo, the In-charge of the Covid-19 Treatment Unit (CTU) at GRRH told URN that the late Dr. Arach had been admitted at the unit for treatment for over a week but the hospital ran short of oxygen due to power outages that was being experienced within Gulu City for at least two days which grounded the generation of oxygen.
Boniface Aweri, a teacher at Kiryandongo High School and a resident of Ireda Shamba cell, Lira City was arrested last week following the death of his wife Licinia Akirapa Aweri. Boniface had gone to the police to report that Aweri had committed suicide.
Geoffrey Topiny, the Head of Risk Communication and Community Engagement of Gulu City COVID -19 Taskforce revealed that he receives between three to four complaints of stigmatization from COVID -19 patients undergoing home-based care treatment daily.
Bosco Kidega, the LC I Chairperson of Ngomoromo village, says that the matter came to the limelight after some of the farmers who narrowly escaped the arrest on Monday returned to Uganda and reported to the local authorities.
The local leaders reportedly set a fine of Shillings 50,000 for whoever fails to comply with the directive. Vicky Otim, the Aminkec Village LC I Chairperson, says that many households in her area have cut down the papaw trees after being misinformed.