The Government has delivered 197,000 face masks to Kabale
The masks were delivered to the district task force on Wednesday by
the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) officers attached to Service brigade.
Darius Nandinda, the Resident District Commissioner Kabale who is
also the head of the task force says that the delivery of the masks is a relief. Nandinda says that task force will meet on Friday and decide on the villages that will receive the masks.
According to Nandinda, distribution of the masks will start on
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Patrick Besigye Keihwa, Kabale LCV Chairman says that despite
Kabale being on Uganda-Rwanda border, security has been facing difficulties to
implement the wearing of masks.
Currently, there are 14 COVID-19 patients admitted at Kabale
regional referral hospital.