Govt considers lockdown for Soroti Covid hotspot

A health worker supervises Covid-19 patients on oxygen support at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital at the weekend. PHOTO/GEORGE MURON

What you need to know:

  • He confirmed that there are more than 65 patients at the Covid Treatment Unit, who are undergoing treatment, while more than 100 are under home-based care management. Mr Etolu said of the 65, at least 45 are under intensive care.

The Ministry of Health is considering a 21-day lockdown for Soroti District following the increase in the number of Covid-19 cases at Soroti Regional Referral Hospital.

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