Dr Christopher Nsereko, a physician at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says that common symptoms among the people who have been infected during the second wave include chest pain, difficulty in breathing, fatigue and diarrhoea.
However, the over 400 patients who have been admitted at Entebbe Hospital since mid-April spend an average of 20-days. Most of them have chest pain, fatigue and difficulty in breathing.
Buikwe South MP, Dr Michael Lulume Bayiga says the private laboratories have been accused of receiving bribes from travellers who don’t want to be tested. He adds that those who dodge the tests are given negative results yet they could be infected.
Zubair Karangwa, the Kabale ward LCII Chairperson and James Kakande, the Kabale B LCI chairman are accused of conniving with two land brokers Asuman Lule and Tonny Katongole sell a plot of land to four people.
Beatrice Adong Olim, the Senior Administrator Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, said that "we thought that we would get her personal details with time as she receives treatment. But we were not able to because she became critical and was on oxygen when she succumbed to the disease."
Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, says that the suspects later led police to their hideout where officers recovered forty-six motor-vehicle number plates. According to Owoyesigyire, police swung into action after receiving numerous complaints from Lubowa, Zzana, Bunamwaya, Katale, Bukwenda, Seguku and Nalumunye areas.
"They started from where they stopped upon release from the prison," he says.
Atwine says the measures will "protect the credibility of the country's health system at meeting international obligations" and also "to deter further blacklisting of Uganda from international travel arrangements". Last month the United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom banned flights from Uganda due to the surging number of COVID-19 cases.
Lugolobi however, says that "the biggest challenge we have right now is that people who got their first dose from centers in Kampala are locked down in Wakiso and yet we have got are few doses."
The previous week, the district received 5,370 doses and has therefore received a total of 8,370 doses for health workers and people who are due for the second jab.
Muhammed Mubiru, the Principal Hospital Administrator at Entebbe Hospital Director says the hospital has over 120 patients currently. 40 of these are in critical condition and thereby need oxygen. As result, the hospital needs over 70 oxygen cylinders daily to meet the patients' needs. But the hospital's oxygen plant generates 35 cylinders a day.
According to the Ministry, effective July 3, the travellers arriving or departing from Uganda will have to present a negative PCR COVID-19 test certificate issued within 72 hours before their travel. Initially, the timeline for testing for covid before travel was 120 hours.
Katabi Town Council is made up of 23 villages and five wards/parishes. These parishes are Kitala, Kabaale, Nkumba, Nalugala and Kisubi. Njuki says local leaders must issue permits for travels within the five parishes.
Patrick Rubongoya, the project manager and Frank Lutalo, one of the engineers from BMK Uganda Ltd led a team on a guided tour of the facility. The team wanted to ascertain whether the contractor (BMK Uganda Ltd) has completed the works in accordance with the contract specifications.
Entebbe Hospital Principal Hospital Administrator Muhammad Mubiru explains that the medics could have contracted COVID-19 due to congestion at the screening area, where they were spending longer as a result of human resource constraints.
Sheila Nduhukire, the NMS Spokesperson says the agency dispatched 117,520 vaccine doses to 135 districts and their trucks have so far delivered doses to 94 districts. These districts include Kwania, Wakiso, Lamwo, Kole, Alebtong and Oyam.
Uganda Airlines has also been preparing to launch flights to Dubai at the end of this month using its two newly acquired A330-800Neo Airbuses. And the over 200 labour export companies under Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies (UAERA) will soon meet to discuss the latest move and communicate the way forward.