Masindi Registers 7th COVID-19 Case

Monday, September 14, 2020

 

   

By Brian Atuhura

Masindi District on Sunday 13th September registered anotherr COVID-19 case bringing the confirmed cases in the vDistrict to 7.

According to the Ag. District Health Officer (DHO) Patrick Baguma, the confirmed case is of a male and a resident of Kituka 2 Village in Pakanyi Sub county.

He has said, the registered case is of a contact of the contacts that were recently released on Police Bond.

Baguma has confirmed that, the victim has been placed at Masindi Quarantine Centre as they wait for space at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital (HRRH).

He disclosed that the Surveillance team has embarked on tracing the family members of the victim and other cotacts that this contact could have interracted with.

He has expressed concern over the increasing cases of COVID-19 in the District and has therefore called upon the public to strengthen the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH) inorder to avert the COVID-19 Pandermic.