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16:40
16:40

Entebbe Hospital Admits 75 More Covid-19 Patients 1 Top story

By Sunday night, the hospital had 45 patients, leaving 5 beds unoccupied in the ward for confirmed patients. However, by Tuesday afternoon, there were 120 confirmed patients and 20 suspects at the hospital.
22:20
22:20

Excessive Inflows from Rivers Responsible for L. Victoria Rising Water Levels . lake victoria 4 4

Festus Luboyera, the Executive Director of the Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) says some of the rivers that flow into the lake are filling up due to the higher rains received particularly in Rwanda, Kenya and Burundi. There are 23 rivers that flow into the lake, eleven of them coming from Tanzania. However, by 8th May, 2020, the water level was at 13.42 metres, surpassing the 13.41 metres of 1964 which had been the highest ever recorded in 50 years.
21:07
21:07

Seven Frontline Health Workers Contract COVID-19 1 Top story

It has been confirmed that two of the seven workers are from Lira Regional Referral Hospital. The duo, a lead nurse and medical officer have been admitted at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital while the rest are at Mulago Specialised Hospital.
19:50
19:50

Pictorial: Hygiene Procedures for COVID-19 Management at Entebbe Hospital

Uganda Radio Network visited the hospital and brings pictures from the donning and doffing room and other hygiene procedures health workers undertake outside the confirmed zone.
14:28
14:28

MV Kalangala Crew Members Test Negative for COVID-19 1

The six casual workers who came into contact with the crew members when the ship docked at Nakiwogo the landing site has also tested negative, although they will remain under quarantine at the Fisheries Institute in Entebbe.
11:06
11:06

Police Impounds over 40 Private Cars During Curfew in Entebbe 1

On Tuesday, the first day for private vehicles to return to the roads after a two months restriction, many struggled to beat the deadline amidst a gridlock on major highways out of the capital city.
15:29
15:29

Fire Outbreak Ruins Shops, Houses at Kava Island 3

Bussi Sub County Chief Richard Mabira says that 120 people from 37 households have been affected. He adds that although no deaths were recorded, three people sustained serious injuries from the fire which also razed ten shops and two restaurants.
18:11
18:11

Nakiwogo Landing Site Sealed off to Disinfect MV Kalangala 2

The landing site has now been sealed off for disinfecting in line with guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to control the spread of COVID-19. In addition, the four crew members of the ship will be quarantined in the ship for 14 days.
14:28
14:28

Bussi Island Residents Disregard Physical Distancing Guidelines 4 3

When URN reporter visited Bussi Islands, residents of Kinywante and Kyangazi villages in Bulwe parish were not observing the guidelines. Meanwhile, boda boda riders carry passengers, breaching the ban on private and public transport.
13:29
13:29

Entebbe Hospital Recieves PPE to Manage COVID-19 Cases donations 3 2

Entebbe Hospital has so far handled a total of 49 COVID-19 positive patients. Of these, 33 have since recovered and have been discharged. The hospital has a team of 94 health workers and support staff dedicated to managing COVID-19 cases.
13:06
13:06

13 Ugandans Return, Quarantined in Kampala Hotels

Thirteen Ugandans who were stranded abroad following the outbreak of COVID-19 arrived in the country on Monday. Another source says they have been quarantined at Evelyn Apartments and Arch Apartments, Both apartments are in Ntinda, Kampala.
09:57
09:57

Entebbe Hospital Opens Mobile Clinics for HIV, Lifestyle Disease Patients 3 1 Top story

Dr. Moses Muwanga, the Director Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says there has been an outcry from the public, particularly people with pre-existing conditions and chronic illnesses on the lack of access to medical checkup, review and drug refills.
17:20
17:20

UNRA Embarks on Emergency Works Along Kitubulu Road Section 4 4 Top story

Uganda National Roads Authority-UNRA has commenced emergency works at Kitubulu section along Entebbe-Kampala road as a result of flooding on Friday morning.
11:07
11:07

Dr Anthony Ntaate Appointed Interim Head of NAGRC 1

Dr Johnson Nkuuhe, the chairperson of the NAGRC of Directors told Uganda Radio Network-URN that Ntaate was entrusted with the position by virtue of being the most senior officer who has also acted as Executive Director of the same entity on several occasions in the past. Dr. Ntaate on his part says that he is still weighing the option of accepting or rejecting the assignment.
21:27
21:27

40 U.S. Nationals 'Evacuated' from Uganda 2

This is the third evacuation flight for US nationals ever since the suspension of international passenger flights from Entebbe. Each passenger on the first flight paid USD 2,500 for an airticket.
12:22
12:22

Uganda Airlines Still Busy Despite Lock down-CEO 3 1 Top story

Cornwell Muleya, the Chief Executive Officer Uganda Airlines, says despite halting flights, the company isn’t redundant. He says they carrying out the other activities in the first phase of reviving the national carrier.
12:12
12:12

Pictorial: Distribution of Relief Items to Bussi Island Storm Victims

On Wednesday, government delivered relief items that were transport by boat from Nakiwogo to the affected people accompanied by the area woman MP, Rosemary Sseninde and other local leaders. The items included 2,000 kilograms of maize flour, 1,000 kilograms of beans, 1,000 iron sheets {1,000) and 390 mosquito nets.
09:47
09:47

Bussi Island Residents, Leaders Disagree Over Iron Sheet Distribution 3 5 Top story

On Thursday, some residents accused the area LC V Councilor, Hood Goloba and LC III Chairperson Stanley Kabuye of messing up the distribution of iron sheets. Najjuuko’s house, rented by three tenants was destroyed while Galiwango lost a boat.
15:24
15:24

Bussi Island Storm Victims Receive Relief Items 4 4 Top story

Nalongo Rose Nakyanzi, who was cooking when the incident happened and sustained injuries on the head and right hand, was excited to receive relief. She told URN that after the incident she was rushed to Ralfa Hospital, a private health facility on the island where she spent a week.
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Lonely streets, Empty Beaches Denote New Normal for Entebbe 4 5 Top story

Located on a Lake Victoria peninsula, in Wakiso district, Entebbe municipality is home to charming attractions that lure merrymakers to the town, every day of the week. The municipality is home to 80- per cent of the beaches on the Lake Victoria shoreline, making it an ideal party spot for all kinds of activities.
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