COVID-19 Update

32 Students at Kabale University Test Positive for Coronavirus

Kabale University main gate (File Photo)

Kabale District authorities have embarked on stringent enforcement of Covid19 prevention measures after the district reported 112 positive cases of the virus. Of these, 32 are students at Kabale University.

According to RDC for Kabale Mr. Darius Nandinda, the district Covid-19 task force has intensified enforcement of SOPs in the municipality to minimize the community infections as the country struggles to handle the surging cases.

He says all leaders at different levels in Kabale have been tasked to sensitize the public on the new wave which has so far spread deep into schools.

“All stakeholders in positions of leadership should rejuvenate the crusade of sensitizing the people to act sensibly and responsibly in the fight against covid-19 pandemic. Let people wear their masks those who don’t should not be allowed in any public place,” said Nandinda.

According to Kabale District Health Officer, Alfred Besigensi more than 52 people who recently have been tested and turned-out positive have been told to self-isolate at home.

Besigensi says Central Division has the highest number of patients at 63 then followed by Southern Division with 54. Northern Division has 17 cases, Katuna Town Council 1, Kitumba 1, Kyanamira sub-county 3 and 7 are uncategorized.


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