Gulu district chairperson Martin Ojara Mapenduzi says that seven are primary contacts of a Kenyan Truck driver who tested positive to coronavirus disease and was intercepted at Sultan Energy Petrol Station in Layibi Division on Monday morning.
total of 40 people have been isolated at Gulu School of Clinical Officer in
Laroo Division Gulu Municipality.
Gulu district chairperson Martin
Ojara Mapenduzi says that seven are primary contacts of a
Kenyan Truck driver who tested positive to coronavirus disease and was intercepted at
Sultan Energy Petrol Station in Layibi Division on Monday morning.
primary contacts include the Sultan Energy Supermarket Petrol Station
attendant, security guards and other customers who were within the premises. The driver was aboard a vehicle registration number KCY 263X/ZG 1891 which had offloaded fuel at the station when information reached the Gulu district coronavirus task force
that he was positive to coronavirus disease.
Aloyo, the Gulu District Taskforce Communication Officer said that 33 secondary contacts including others from Gaz Petrol Station were the trucker also made a stopover were traced on Monday evening from
different locations within Gulu Municipality.
Kenyan truck driver aboard his truck registration number KAX 598/ZD 8412 was
also intercepted from Attiak Town Council in Amuru district on Monday on the way to South Sudan. The
two have all been taken to the treatment centre at Gulu Main Hospital.
Amuru district health officer Patrick
Odong Olwedo has asked the public to avoid
interacting with truck drivers.
has confirmed 122 cases of coronavirus as of Tuesday.
Emmy Daniel Ojara is a young journalist and has been practicing since 2013, during which he covered land rights violation in the contested Apaa and Lakang in Amuru as his first take ups while at Gulu Fm, Favor Fm and later Paidha Fm and Speak Fm where he is still attached.
Human rights abuses and denied access to land by security and government agencies has been the major aftermath of the contest over the lands. The underprivileged such as women, children and the elderly faced challenges in accessing soc