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14:20
14:20

COVID-19: Lira Regional Hospital Should Prepare to Handle More Cases Ministry of Health 5 1

Although Lira is already overwhelmed with patients just like the other Referral hospitals in the region, the officials says more patients will have to be brought in since sporadic cases are still being confirmed.
21:03
21:03

COVID-19: Lira Medical Worker Infected, Admitted in Entebbe Ministry of Health 3

The first health worker to be infected in the whole Country got exposed early this week and has been taken to Entebbe General Hospital for proper management.
15:45
15:45

Ambulance Breakdown Hindering COVID-19 Fight at Lira Hospital Ministry Of Health 4

The ambulance which broke down last year was given to the hospital in 2004 by the Ministry of Health.
14:38
14:38

Suspected Thief Shot Dead in Lira Uganda Police Force 2

The deceased, identified as David Ogwang Ococ was shot by a police officer David Erima who had gone to execute his arrest at Tekulu village, Ojwina Division in Lira Municipality.
07:59
07:59

Lango Sub- Region Ill prepared for COVID-19 Minstry of Health 1 4

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng told the Lira District COVID-19 Task Force that the low capacity among frontline workers, coupled with the laxity among members of Public is an indicator that the area was ill-prepared for the catastrophe, and that this is a cause for worry, if the situation is not well handled.
09:25
09:25

Lifting Lockdown Restrictions Should Not Excite You – Health Minister Ministry of Health 3 2 Top story

Public health experts across the world have long warned that opening up shops and releasing citizens from their homes could be more difficult and dangerous than shutting them in. In what seems to be a position in agreement, Dr Aceng warns that opening up will instead allow the virus to stealthily surge, and possibly set off another wave of infections.
15:23
15:23

School Sets Conditions for Task Force to Use Playground as Parking for Trucks COVID_ 19 4 1 Top story

Patrick Lukas, the School Management Committee Chairperson, says they have had a bad history of hosting people who mismanage the school and leave in sorry state. Among which are fencing off the ground, providing a separate toilet facility for the truck drivers, two separate water points to be connected by National Water and Sewerage Cooperation at the school and extending electric power to the compound.
21:26
21:26

Two COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers Admitted in Lira COVID_ 19 1 3

The admitted drivers; one who was heading to Kampala and another who was heading to Kenya, had entered the country through Elegu Border Post. Upon posting positive results, they were tracked and intercepted from Kamdini Town Council and taken to Lira Regional Referral Hospital Mental Unit for treatment.
11:39
11:39

Prison Authorities On The Spot For Releasing Suspects Illegally 1

The suspect’s lead counsel, Mike Abwang Otim demanded an explanation from prison authorities, saying the fact that the accused persons were granted bail is not being disputed but rather their whereabouts.
16:30
16:30

Volunteers Fundraise to Bail Out Residents Arrested for Disobeying Covid19 Directives Action Aid Uganda 2 1

Alex Oremo A lot, the Lira District LC V chairperson, asked local leaders to sensitise residents about the curfew, arguing that the first people who were arrested didn’t understand what curfew meant.
13:06
13:06

Plan International Provides PPEs For Districts in Lango Region 1 4 Top story

Patrick Emukule Ilukol, the Plan International Lira Area Program Manager explained that although Gender Based Violence, teenage pregnancy and early child marriage is still a challenge in Lango, they couldn’t seat back because of the Covid19 pandemic, which equally affects girls and women.
13:14
13:14

Former Lango Cultural Foundation Premier Sues Paramount Chief 2

The disagreement stems from the recent appointment of the new Prime Minister Eng. James Ajal that saw the former Prime Minister also the Clan leader of Okii-Amat Dr. Nam sacked from office.
12:33
12:33

Seven Arrested in Connection with Murder in Lira Uganda Police Force 2 1

The suspects are Bonny Okello Ocen alias Hassan, Ogong Denis,34 and a brother to the deceased, Kenneth Figo Okello, and Henry Elim Okello alias Odongo Denis, 33 years. Henry is a convict who recently escaped from Arua government prison. The others are Tony Okello, Lawrence Oguma and Morris Okello. The three were arrested because they were the ones carrying the deceased’s phone.
07:55
07:55

12 Discharged from Lira Quarantine Centre COVID_ 19 4

They were being quarantined at Lira School of Comprehensive Nursing. They include five people from Apac, three from Kole and four from Lira.
11:42
11:42

Religious Leaders, Elderly in Lango Sub Region Ask for Food Relief Lock down 1 3

The group who are calling themselves “vulnerable” says government has since sidelined them to benefit from the recently distributed food relief from the Office of the Prime Minister. They say life has never been easy for them since the lock down.
16:37
16:37

13 Discharged from Quarantine Centre in Lira COVID_ 19 5

A total of 30 people were being quarantined at Lira School of Comprehensive Nursing. They included secondary contacts of the COVID-19 positive Kenyan truck driver.
07:51
07:51

18 Commercial Sex Workers Arrested in Oyam for Defying COVID19 Guidelines COVID_ 19 2

Michael Odongo, the North Kyoga Regional Police spokesperson, says the commercial sex workers were found in their rented rooms where they were sleeping with foreign truck drivers exposing the community to the risk of contracting COVID-19.
11:31
11:31

Lira to Offer Psycho-social Support to COVID-19 Suspects Lira District 3

Psycho-social support is the major component of the plan because it is believed that the effect of the disease will last longer than the disease itself.
14:30
14:30

Lab Professionals Seek Motivation for their Members in COVID-19 Fight 2

The association president John Paul Byagamy says that the laboratory professionals are the engine running all the surveillance and epidemiological studies at the time that the world is faced with the COVID-19 crisis. However, he adds, many of them are taking less pay despite being overly qualified.
07:44
07:44

33 Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver Quarantined in Lira 1

The 33 who came in contact with him include 17 females and 16 males. Five of these people have been classified as high-risk contacts because they were in direct contact with the driver, the other 28, were indirect contacts and have therefore been classified as low risk.
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