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18:10
18:10

Kitgum Task-force Waiting for Covid19 Test Results Three Month After Ministry Of Health

Dr. Olwedo says he has contacted the health Ministry severally over the test results but hasn’t received any feedback.
17:33
17:33

MOH Investigating Suspected COVID-19 Death in Mbale COVID-19 Deaths

According to the health ministry, the 34 year old deceased was a Kenyan national married to a Ugandan. On admission in hospital, the deceased presented with COVID-19 related symptoms. She had a headache, fever and had difficulty in breathing
17:15
17:15

Lack of Transport Hindering COVID-19 Management in Nangoma Island MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 2

According to local leaders despite the area being prone to COVID-19, due to its closeness to Tanzania where the infection rate is high, access to reliable transport remains a challenge.
16:05
16:05

Suspected COVID-19 Patient Dies in Mbale 1 2 Top story

Mbale District COVID-19 Surveillance Focal Person, Edward Nyogensa told URN that the deceased presented with COVID-19 symptoms including dry cough, flue and chest pain. He says they have drawn samples from the deceased for testing.
15:53
15:53

Health Ministry Confirms One MP Tested Positive for COVID-19 Parliament 1 3

More than 300 legislators and staff of Parliament were tested last week in a drive held at Parliament. But today, the committee members were anxious to know if any of them posted positive results.
14:24
14:24

RDCs Admit Failures in Enforcing COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines Face Masks 2 5

Members of the business community and travellers are finding difficulty in wearing face masks or installing water strands at shops, markets and supermarkets across the districts of Mbarara, Ntungamo, Bushenyi and Rwampara. vehicles are also carrying more than the acceptable number of passengers, in disregard of both load and curfew guidelines.
14:18
14:18

Teenage Pregnancies on the Rise in Ngora law enforcement 3 1 Top story

Statistics from January to March, 2020 show that 1,108 teen mothers visited health facilities for antenatal services. This represents 21 percent of antenatal care visits in the district.
13:34
13:34

Health Ministry Embarks on Second COVID-19 Assessment Exercise

The assessment is targeting 10,000 people from 11 selected districts. The 11 districts that are being targeted inlcude; Masaka, Kyoetra, Rakai, Adjumani, Buikwe, Gulu, Amuru, Ntungamo,Isingiro,Kakumiro and Kasese. According to the ministry of health, the assessment will give the country a better picture of which population groups are most affected by the disease and give an estimate of the proportion of exposure among different population groups
13:02
13:02

Over 60,000 People Miss Out on Gov’t Face Masks in Amuru Amuru district. 2 1

Amuru is listed as one of the COVID-19 hotspots in the country due to its proximity to the Uganda – South Sudan border. Up to 125 positive cases of COVID-19 have been intercepted in Elegu Town Council in Amuru district since March 2020.
05:52
05:52

Irene Gleeson Commemoration Restricted to Only 50 People COVID-19 Pandemic 1

Mama Irene, as popularly referred to in Kitgum district, was an Australian Philanthropist who dedicated her life to helping thousands of needy children at the height of LRA insurgency in Northern Uganda. She was a pillar behind sheltering and educating several children during the two decades Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency in the region.
05:27
05:27

MPs Fault Ministries for Failing to Register Crumbling Businesses lockdown 1 2

President Museveni had directed that businesses that were still under lockdown by June 22, when he addressed the country, should be registered for possible support. The task was specifically given to the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Gender.
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