By Spy Uganda
Arua: The Arua Diocese’s Radio Pacis management has confirmed that their five staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.
This has been confirmed from samples tested from all of its staff members on Friday August 14, 2020 which were released today from the Ministry of Health and handed over to the Arua District COVID-19 Taskforce.
After Ministry of Health confirmed the results, the managing director of Radio Pacis Fr. Charles Idraku issued a public statement on the safety measures in the interest of the remaining staff members and the general public during the pandemic.
It partially reads, “On Friday, August 14, we invited the Ministry of Health to test our entire staff at the Arua Diocese Media Centre. We now have the results and five of our staff members have tested positive for the disease,” part of the statement reads.
It adds, “We are fully cooperating with the ministry of health for the best care for all. The MOH is advising us on the way forward and the positive cases have been informed and they are being taken for treatment and isolation. The MoH is following up on the contacts of these persons and with disinfecting our studios and work places.”
Charles Idraku adds that the management of Pacis FM is fully cooperating with the Ministry of Health which is advising them on the way forward, and the positive cases have been advised too and they have being taken for treatment and others are taken into isolation.
“The MOH is following up on contacts of these persons and with disinfecting our studios and the work spaces, MOH informed us that they are not closing Radio Pacis, and we shall be following all the requirements of MOH tor our continued operation,”statement added.