Health officials need PPE, ambulances, isolation centers
District health authorities in Manafwa says they are handling the COVID-19 pandemic but could do with PPE for medical staff, oxygen, emergency vehicles and more isolation centres.
The DHO Dr. Daniel Wenani says that in the second wave, 15 people who include four health workers have tested positive for COVID-19.
The Resident District Commissioner, Ahamada Washike says Manafwa faces the problem of people crossing from Kenya to Uganda via Lwakhakha border. Meanwhile, the RDC dispersed a burial ceremony attended by scores of people in Butta sub-county, contrary to COVID-19 guidelines.