KAMPALA – The newly appointed Speaker of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Mr Abubaker Kawalya, on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, distributed water tanks, antiseptics and facemasks to people in high-risk areas like markets, car bonds in Rubaga Division in the fight against coronavirus.
Mr Kawalya, who is the Rubaga North representative at the Authority, visited all the five parishes in the constituency sensitizing people about the deadly Coronavirus.
The Speaker appealed to National Water and Sewerage Corporation to stop disconnecting people especially at this moment “because we are at war with the alien COVID-19.”
Mr Kawalya stressed to the people that in the current situation where Coronavirus is spreading like wildfire, keeping social distance should be observed.
The move comes after the Ministry of Health on Wednesday, confirmed five new cases of coronavirus, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 14.
KCCA has instituted a rapid response team comprising doctors to respond to suspected coronavirus cases. Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago said the doctors will be stationed in each of the five divisions of the city.
The leadership of the different units under the said team is as follows; Lubaga Division……Dr. Mulungi 0794661209, Nakawa Division…..Dr. Oundo 0794 661202, Makindye Division…..Dr. Nyende 0794660963, Kawempe Dr. Grace… …0794661104, Central division……Dr. Walyomo.0794661128, Ambulance…….Dr. Doreen. 0794609322, Incident Commander……Dr. Chebrot…0794661204, Dr. Sarah Zalwango….0794661105 and Director Public Health…Dr. Okello 0794661091.