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Gulu Chairman And Seven Others Quarantined

Martine Ojara Mapeduzi, Gulu district chairman has gone into self-quarantine alongside eight members of the Gulu district taskforce after they interfaced with a ministry of health…

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Gulu Chairman And Seven Others Quarantined

Martine Ojara Mapeduzi, Gulu district chairman has gone into self-quarantine alongside eight members of the Gulu district taskforce after they interfaced with a ministry of health official who has tested positive for COVID-19. Those quarantined include journalists from two radio stations in Gulu. According to Ojara Martin Mapenduzi who is also the chairperson resource mobilization Gulu district taskforce, one of the commissioners who was part of a team that visited the region last week to assess the COVID-19 fight…

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Discharges Three Covid-19 Patients

Gulu Regional Referral Hospital on Tuesday discharged three more patients who have totally recovered from COVID-19 disease. The three, all truck drivers from Kenya, include Alex Nyagena Ongwenyi, Abdi Mohamade Adow and Elimi Aasem Jimale. The first case, a Ugandan truck driver, was discharged on May 21, 2020. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Director Dr Elima James thanked the health workers for job well done. However, Gulu resident district commissioner Maj. Okot Santo Lapolo cautions members of the public to…

Elegu Police Constable, Immigration Officer Test Positive For Covid-19

A police officer and immigration officer at Elegu Border point in Amuru district on Monday tested positive to COVID-19. Michael Lakony, the Amuru District chairperson said that the two officers and 32 other people who tested positive for Corona virus were transported to Kampala for treatment since Gulu regional referral hospital is full. He said that the district task force is closely monitoring the immigration and police officers at Elegu. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stand at 489 after 32 people…

Nwoya Councilor Arrested For Rape

The L.C111 Councilor for Tegot Parish in Got Apwoyo Sub county, Nwoya district has for the third time been arrested for rape. Akena Patrick was then beaten to pulp, allegedly, after he tried to rape a single mother from Latoro parish last night. Openy Ben Latim, the local council three chairperson Got Apwoyo Sub County told Mega FM that Akena went and stealthy opened the house where the lady and her children were sleeping in and tried to rape her but he was apprehended after the victim made an alarm that attracted…

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Gulu Health Center Sealed After Woman Test Positive For COVID-19

Angaya Health Center III in Unyama Sub County, Gulu district is under lockdown for the next 14 days after a 72-year old woman who recently visited the facility tested positive for COVID-19. The health facility was closed on Monday and its health workers and support staff put under self-isolation at the quarters located at the health center for the next 14 days as a measure to prevent further spread in case any of them has contracted the virus. William Nyeko, the In charge Angaya health center III says their samples…

Mps Olanya, Odonga Otto Released On Bond

The Aruu county Member of Parliament Odonga Otto and his counterpart of Kilak county Gilbert Olanya were today released on bond after spending a night behind bars at Gulu central police station charged with inciting violence and negligence act intended to cause the spread of infection contrary to section 83 and section 171 of the penal code act respectively. The two and Kelly Komakech, the LCIII chairperson Pece division in Gulu Municipality and a lady identified as Stela Kijange from Nwoya district were picked on Monday…

Uganda Records 32 More COVID-19 Cases

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stand at 489 after 32 people tested positive for the disease, from samples that were tested on Monday. According to results released by the health ministry this morning, 19 of the new cases are truck drivers who entered the country through the Elegu, Malaba, Busia and Mutukula border points while 13 cases were picked from people who are believed to have had contact with positive truck drivers. Dr Charles Olaro, the Director of Clinical Services at the health ministry says that…

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