Covid-19: 33 contacts of cargo truck driver who tested positive isolated

Lira School of Comprehensive Nursing where 33 contacts of the cargo truck driver who tested positive are currently being isolated in Lira District. PHOTO BY ISAAC OTWII

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  • A public health specialist, Mr Patrick Odongo, said the truck drivers "don't practice hygiene, for example, hand washing or using hand sanitizers.

Two women who reportedly sold ripe bananas to a Covid-19 patient on Wednesday have been isolated at Lira regional referral hospital, Lira District of northern Uganda.
The suspected cases were on Thursday taken to Lira School of Comprehensive Nursing and Midwifery together with 31 others. All the 33 suspected cases either came into contact with a cargo truck driver who tested positive for Covid-19, or came into contact with the driver's contacts.

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