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Arua Hospital Discharges Three COVID-19 Patients


Arua Regional Referral Hospital has discharged three people after successfully recovering from COVOD-19, bringing the number of all those discharged to eight.

The three, all adult male truck drivers; two from Oli division and one from Dadamu Sub County, in Arua district are part of 29 locals who were admitted at the regional COVID-19 treatment centre after testing positive from Elegu border and some of their contacts. They were sent home on Friday.

The Arua Hospital Director Dr Philbert Nyeko said that the hospital has discharged eight patients so far, but warned the public against stigmatizing the discharged persons.

He says discharging the patients,  is a success story for Arua and West Nile region.

The Arua Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Nahori Oya commended the health workers for working tirelessly to ensure that the patients recover and urged the public to observe COVID-19 preventive guidelines saying the pandemic is already with the communities, requiring that people refrain from bad cultural practices.

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