A senior medical staff at St Mary’s Hospital Lacor in Gulu has tested positive for covid-19.
Josephine Anying, the Public Relation Officer St Mary’s Hospital Lacor confirmed the report saying the patient was taken to Gulu Regional Referral hospital treatment center.
She said the staff tested positive on Wednesday adding that the hospital management was set to hold a meeting today to plan for safety of all people at the hospital adding that further precautionary measures will be announced later.
When contacted Yoweri Idiba, the Gulu District Health Officer said they are still investigating the case to trace the patient’s contacts.
This comes after an inmate at Pece Prison in Gulu also tested positive to covid-19 on Tuesday.
This now brings to 20 active covid-19 cases being treated at Gulu Regional Referral hospital.