Dr James Muliwabyo, the Health Centre in Charge Kasese Municipal Health Centre III says the number of patients coming to the facility has drastically gone down in the last two weeks. Muliwabyo says on average the facility is currently receiving between 30 and 40 outpatients daily from the previous 60.
Atwine, who was responding to questions from Members of Parliament in regards to their preparation to handle cases in case they rise, said that at the moment they are handling cases of coronavirus in Entebbe Grade B hospital and Mulago hospital.
In January alone the Neonatal unit received 52 preterm babies admitted to the unit. Of these 43 survived while nine died, according to Constance Katusiime, the officer in charge of the unit. By today, the records show that 18 premature babies have been admitted in the intensive care unit during the month of February.
Jovia Asiimwe, one of the concerned locals from Karambi village says that trekking 20 kilometers for people especially pregnant mothers to Kihihi health Centre IV is a very big burden. Asiimwe says that what annoys them most is they when they reach at Kihihi Health Centre IV health workers start accusing them of not visiting nearby health Centre IIs and III, yet there is nothing.