Another Covid-19 patient has succumbed to the virus at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital Covid-19 treatment centre after a long battle with the virus.
The deceased, a female adult, passed on in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.
Dr Paska Apiyo, the in charge Covid-19 Treatment Unit at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital disclosed to Mega Fm that 10 more patients are in critical condition.
This now brings to 11 patients who have succumbed to the virus at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital since the outbreak was announced in March last year.
Meanwhile, 12 students of St Monica Girls Tailoring School in Gulu City have been detained at the school after they tested positive for Covid-19.
Charles Opira, the school administrative assistant told Mega Fm that all the 12 students are responding well to treatment.
Recently, the Ministry of Health reported that over 29 educational institutions from 17 districts registered a total of 803 cases sending scare into the communities.
Scientists have blamed the infections in schools for complacence in enforcing Standard Operating Procedures.
Before reopening, schools were told to ensure that students keep their masks on all the time, regularly wash their hands, and keeping a two-metre distance at all times.