Kibaale District intensfies the fight aganst Covid-19. The District Task Force (DTF) Committee under the leadership of the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) is fully constituted with members from different sectors including the Chief Administrative Officer, selected Heads of Departments, Security Agencies, the Political wing and Implementing Partners. The District established an institutional quarantine center at Bwamiramira Sub-County Headquarters where suspected cases are held. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, the DTF Committte has attended to 217 alerts, registered 13 suspected cases, has taken 12 samples to the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), Entebbe for testing. Results of 10 cases came out negative and were accordingly discharged while 2 cases are still under institutional quarantine. The DTF Committte seats weekly to review the efforts and to mobilise resources for the fight aganst Covid-19.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020