Health experts dispatched to Namisindwa district
The Mbale Covid-19 Taskforce has dispatched a team of health workers to Namisindwa district to search and ensure that all the contacts of the 34-year Ugandan woman who died from coronavirus are subjected to mandatory quarantine.
Yunis Chimatala, the deceased, was a resident of Sisongofwa village, Namabya Sub-county.
At time of her death, she was working as cleaner at a branch of Joyce Health Centre and Hospice in her village, Sisongofwa.
The health officials have also quarantined all health workers, patients and other staff members of Joyce Health Centre and Hospice in Mbale city.
Mbale Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Lilian Nakaweesi says police officers have been deployed to man the facility that is closed to the public for the time being.