Sheila Nduhukire, the NMS Spokesperson says the agency dispatched 117,520 vaccine doses to 135 districts and their trucks have so far delivered doses to 94 districts. These districts include Kwania, Wakiso, Lamwo, Kole, Alebtong and Oyam.
Yoweri Idiba, the Acting District Health Officer for City revealed that they have only one ambulance attached to the Regional Referral Hospital. The same ambulance services benefit patients in neighboring districts of Omoro, Gulu, Amuru and Nwoya to evacuate patients amid resource constraints.
Sudan, Ethiopia and South Sudan were among the 10 countries with the worst food crises globally in 2020 with 9.6 million, 8.6 million and 6.5 million people respectively acutely food insecure while Burundi has one of the highest levels of chronic malnutrition or stunting of children globally.
The medical supplies from the Ministry of Health are Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that include; 5,000 pieces of examination gloves, 50 pieces of plastic face shields, 5,000 pieces of surgical face masks, 50 pieces of safety goggles, 500 pieces of respiratory masks and 150 litres of hand sanitisers.
George Okumu, the Chairperson Nyeko Bali Kare Stage in Pece-Laroo division told URN on Wednesday that since the restrictions was imposed last week he has only been able to raise not more than Shillings 5,000 from carrying luggage.
The compassionate ministry is done through prayer, pastoral visits to the sick, the celebration of the sacraments, the commendation of the dead, and consoling those who are grieving. But the COVID-19 pandemic is making it difficult for the clerics to minister to these groups of people.
Dr. Joyfred Kayiri, the In-Charge of health center, estimates that they have lost property worth over Shillings 200million. He says the fire also destroyed other items including freezers, computers and office documents.
The Assistant inspector general of Police- AIGP Asan Kasigyire said that they have noted that the perpetrators with fake covid-19 positive certificates are presenting them to security personnel on roadblocks and in fear of being infected by the virus, the personnel gives them a go way quickly.
Now Alex Felix Majeme the Nakasongola District Chief Administrative Officer explains that the high numbers of beneficiaries converging at the offices seeking approvals for withdrawal of funds poses a risk and may encourage spread of the virus.
She notes that the few who managed to get travel documents from the RDC and District Health Offices were also stopped and documents confiscated. Nassali says currently the facility is also struggling to handle the patient influx amidst inadequate utilities such water and electricity after the solar panels got faulty and making referrals following the ban on public transport is extremely hard.
In her June 23rd letter, the Deputy Inspector of Government, Mariam Wangadya, says Kazibwe was convicted by the Anti-Corruption Court in Kololo on abuse of office contrary to Section 11 of the Anti-Corruption Act, 2009 and Theft of government stores contrary to Sections 254 (1) and 261of the Penal Code Act CAP 120,
The Prisons Spokesperson, Frank Baine, says that there has been an increase in new Covid-19 cases in recent days. For instance, by June 14 which is barely a fortnight ago, the cumulative Covid19 cases stood at 1200 but they are currently standing at 1,312. The figures from the Prisons service include prisoners, staff and their relatives.