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COVID-19: 2 health workers test positive in Koboko

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Added 26th September 2020 07:25 PM

Peter Mokili Abeson, the district secretary for social services, said the health workers are heroes because they contracted the virus in the line of duty.

COVID-19:  2 health workers test positive in Koboko

Peter Mokili Abeson, the district secretary for social services, said the health workers are heroes because they contracted the virus in the line of duty.

Peter Mokili Abeson, the district secretary for social services, said the health workers are heroes because they contracted the virus in the line of duty.

COVID-19|KOBOKO|HEALTH|WORKERS 

KOBOKO - Two health workers and a truck driver have tested positive for COVID-19 in Koboko district.

The health workers are a lab technician attached to Koboko Hospital and the district focal point person for the surveillance team. They were taken to the Arua regional treatment centre.

Resident District Commissioner Capt. Yahaya Kakooza said authorities have decided to limit access to the district offices and close the premises for three days, in order to carry out disinfection.

There will also be mandatory testing for all staff.

He noted that only essential workers will have access to the offices. The district registered its first two COVID-19 cases on May 16.

Peter Mokili Abeson, the district secretary for social services, said the health workers are heroes because they contracted the virus in the line of duty.

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