Mitooma district health department is in an emergency mode following the death of a person in Bitereko sub-county with suspected Ebola signs.
They are also tracing another person who is alleged to have travelled to Kabira sub-county from Mubende on Monday despite the lockdown.
The Mitooma district Resident Commissioner, Mr. Francis Kibuka Amooti says they have put every person in Bitereko and Kabira Sub Counties on high alert, and tasked the health and security personnel to hunt for the suspected Ebola client and trace for his contacts.
Mr. Kibuka speaking……
Dr. Sadic Byamugisha the Mitooma district Health Officer says they have picked samples from both the person who died and the people who were in contact with him for testing. END