Nasser Mukiibi, the Chief Administrative Officer of Kapelebyong says that whereas staff would love to stay within the district, the area lacks rentals to accommodate staff. He says that by the time they started Kapelebyong district in 2018, the trading centre which hosts the district had only 15 commercial buildings which he notes didn’t have sanitary facilities.
A visit by Uganda Radio Network on Saturday at the facility discovered that most of the beds that had been occupied by patients have remained vacant. The most affected are the children, male and female wards.
According to the senior public relations officer at the Ministry of Works and Transport Susan Kataike says,their website will be ready for application after 5:00 pm. Kataike adds that all people should use the online portal since permits will be physically handed over at their offices
Edina Nyinereza, the officer in charge of Masindi central police station told Uganda Radio Network that police got a tip off by area residents that the pastor was still conducting prayers and allowing many of his believers to access her church despite a presidential directive that banned religious gatherings as one of the ways of curtailing the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
According to Mwebesa many patients' condition is worsening because they are getting higher of lower doses of oxygen. He says that instead of self medicating, patients should go to hospital where their conditions can be monitored by qualified staff
James Elima, the Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Administrator disclosed that they have opted to refill its medical oxygen cylinders for patients in critical conditions from the Catholic owned St Mary`s Hospital Lacor in Gulu City as they battle inconsistent supplies due to intermittent power supply and inadequacy.
Christopher Omara, the Otuke Resident District Commissioner who is also chairperson District Task Force explained that the LCIs should ensure that a maximum of 5 people are allowed at a water point at a go.
Dr Musenero who is also an epidemiologist says bodies don’t transmit infection and therefore families should be able to take over their bodies once a postmortem is done. David Nuwamanya, the Principal Administrator of Mulago, he said the hospital doesn’t charge any fees for either COVID-19 patients and bodies or for the others.
On the many private vehicles on the road in several parts of Kampala despite the announcement of the new lockdown measures, Oweyesigire says there is no car that is left to go without the driver explaining themselves
“All Star Times UPL matches scheduled for Saturday 19th June 2021 and Sunday 20th June 2021 have been postponed; FUFA will give further guidance on the remaining match days in the near future” -Ahmed Hussein
Elly Maate, Police Spokesperson for the Kigezi region explains that there is no reason for radio stations to mention dates and time of burial on radios during such a situation as the country finds itself in these days.
Jimmy Uhuru, the LCI chairperson of Aduku Township cell says they are concerned on the growing numbers of the witch-doctors who migrate mainly from Masindi, Kiryandongo and Nakasongola districts and illegally settle in their area.
According to the President, it is important for Uganda not to depend on anyone during its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The country has two potential therapeutics and vaccine research taking place