Kalisizo medical worker succumbs to COVID-19
Written by Caroline Katusiime on June 26, 2021
Medical workers at Kalisizo General Hospital in Kyotera district are in panic following reports that one of them had succumbed to COVID-19.
Kyotera District Health Officer Dr Edward Muwanga says that the deceased is a female health worker who is suspected to have contracted the virus while executing her duties within the last three weeks.
He said that the health worker could have contracted the virus while attending to cases at the outpatient department –OPD wards.
Dr Muwanga has called upon the government to hurriedly support health teams with the required protective gear to guarantee their safety while at work. The hospital does not have a special facility designated for COVID-19 suspects and admission.