So far,45 cases of COVID -19 have been confirmed in Uganda. Data from the Health Ministry shows that majority of the confirmed cases came from Dubai (UAE), United Kingdom, Germany, Untied States of America, Afghanistan and China.
“These stickers have very specific security features. Our officers with their phones can be able to detect if it’s a forged sticker or it’s a real one. I know some people may be warming up to go on Nasser Road and make prints of these but don’t think that our officers are not well informed on the road,” Wamala said.
But while addressing the media today at the Uganda Media center in Kampala, Tumwine said that those outside the above category whose work extends into the night, should consider sleeping at their work places.
Industry estimates show that fuel dealers will be unable to sell 160 million litres of fuel if the lock down extends to April 30, 2020. On a whole, retailers sell at least 200 million litres of fuel per month.
Following President Yoweri Museveni’s ban on public and private transport in addition to closing business operations in order to contain the spread of Covid19, Uganda Radio Network –URN took a walk to Kampala streets known for being crowded from morning till late evening.
During plenary on Thursday morning, Kadaga told MPs that last Friday, the President invited the top leaders of the arms of Government and during the meeting, they advised the President to declare a state of emergency. However, Kadaga said that it was objected by a cabinet Minister who convinced the President against declaring a state of emergency.
According to the World Health Organisation, health workers treating any infections like COVID-19 are exposed to several hazards or risks like pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma and physical and psychological violence.
According to Kauda, her neighbors and the area LC I Chairperson managed to carry her to Life Link Clinic in Kyaliwajjala for the first aid treatment before they were referred to Mukono General Hospital for specialised treatment.