Jane Asiimwe the Resident District Commissioner who also chairs the District COVID-19 taskforce, says they have decided to close the offices to stop further spread of the virus as they also disinfect the offices.
Services at Bunyangabu District LG have temporarily been suspended after some of the staff tasked postive for Covid-19
Bunyangabu District headquarters have been temporarily closed
after nine staff tested positive for COVID-19. The offices were closed on
Jane Asiimwe the Resident District Commissioner who also chairs
the District COVID-19 task force, says they have decided to close the offices to
stop further spread of the virus as they also disinfect the offices.
She says they have instructed all district to test for the virus. Asiimwe
also called upon the local community to remain adherent to SOPs as the virus
continues to spread.
“We have registered some positive cases at the district, so we
have disinfected the offices to ensure that if the virus is still within
they are killed…” Asiimwe said.
//Cue in “Ha district hazokereho…
Cue out: …ekiryarire kya corona.”//
Some of the staff immediately abandoned their duties when they
learnt that some of their members tested positive for the
According to Christopher Kemba, the Bunyangabu District Health Educator,
three of the cases have been discharged and the others are self-isolating. He says the known primary contacts of that
staff that tested positive have also been asked to self-quarantine as
recommended by the Ministry of Health.
Bunyangabu District has registered at least 33 Covid-19 cases with Kibito town
council registering 22.
Basaija is a graduate of Uganda Christian University (UCU-Mukono) holding a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication.
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Before joining URN, he had served as Documentation personnel, Field news reporter, Radio presenter and News Editor.
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