The victim is a wife to a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldier, who travelled to the barracks to nurse her ailing husband on Tuesday. The soldier whose identities have been withheld is reported to have suffered a mental breakdown and was admitted in the barrack’s health facility.
All the new cases are Ugandan contacts to people who have already tested positive for the disease. 15 of them are from Kyotera, nine are frontline health workers from Kampala while eight cases were from Yumbe. The rest were picked from the areas of Mayuge,Pader and Buvuma.
Ronald Ssemanda, the Chairperson of Kamuwunga Landing Site in Lukaya Town Council in Kalungu district says the situation has been worsened by strong seasonal winds that are splashing water far beyond the 200 meters of the buffer zones.
The case was confirmed in the community on Wednesday and instructing to isolate from his family and the community and wear a face mask as he waits for evacuation. But it took the Ministry of Health up to 30 hours to evacuate the confirmed patient from the community, together with four of his family members.
Moses Serunjogi, the Kasensero Town Council LC 3 Chairperson, says the water levels increased in April and May due to the persistent downpour. Kasensero Police station was set up about 4 meters from the lake shores, which made susceptible to flooding.
In a Press statement, USAID said the multi-year activities will reduce wildlife trafficking, help communities manage their natural resources and promote real world alternatives to poaching and encroachment into natural areas.
In a Saturday transfer message, eight officers were appointed to serve as Regional Police Commanders, four appointed to serve as District/Divisional Police Commanders, 37 have appointed to be Officers in Charge of police stations. Seven other officers were moved to the crime intelligence while 13 others have been transferred to the Criminal Investigations Directorate.
The three, all adult male truck drivers; two from Oli division and one from Dadamu Sub County, in Arua district are part of 29 locals who were admitted at the regional COVID-19 treatment centre after testing positive from Elegu border and some of their contacts.
Opendi notes that she has personally visited the mining site operated by Kisita Mining Company and found workers going about their normal business in disregard of the presidential directives halting all mining activities.
Bishop Loum Janani, the head of the surveillance committee and case management at the hospital says that the five new admissions include a man from Ngomoromo at the Uganda–Sudan border, a pregnant mother from Padibe East Sub-County in Lamwo District.
Silver Kasirye, the Chairman Jinja Stage in the New taxi Park, one of those that registered a high number of stranded passengers, told URN this morning that over 80 taxis have left for Busoga sub region since last night.
The poor state of roads has stimulated public discontent over the years because they had become impassable to cyclists and motorists as a result of gaping potholes compounded by destructive torrential rains leading to waterlogging.
On Friday, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, her Deputy, Jacob Oulanyah, Leader of Opposition, Betty Aol Ocan and other Parliamentary Commissioners toured the site only to find that the contractor has only completed three and half of the 9 levels.
Finance Minister Matia Kasaija said the company will start working in July and is expected to help the government realize more revenues from the sector. He urged the Property owners not to feel agitated and think that the government is trying to squeeze them.”