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Gulu Residents Brutalized by Gangs Under Cover of COVID-19 Curfew industrial area 3 1

Residents of Gulu say that a number of them have fallen victim to antics of gangs that waylay them around Cemetery Road, Tank Road, School Road and Commercial Road in Pece Division as well as Alolokolum Road around the industrial area in Layibi Division. They are mainly looking out for people who are caught outside their homes at the time of the curfew.
13:36
13:36

Mining Company Rio Tinto Withdrawing From Uganda 1

Sipa Resources said in a statement dated March 30, 2020 that “holding costs for the company’s Uganda project have also been significantly reduced whilst a new partner is sought following Rio Tinto’s withdrawal from the Farm-in and Joint Venture Agreement on 30 April 2020.”
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Celebrating First Palm Sunday in Lockdown Was Gloom-Bishop Serverus Jjumba 5 2

After his consecration and inauguration in July last year, Monsignor Serverus Jjumba says he was eager to fully celebrate his first Palm Sunday feast as a Bishop Masaka Catholic Diocese.
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Cargo Truck Drivers From DR Congo to be Quarantined corona virus 1 4

The Kasese Resident District Commissioner Lt. Joe Walusimbi says that every driver will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days as a measure of combating the spread of covid-19 in the district.
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Life in Quarantine a Nightmare: COVID-19 Suspects Ugandan 1 2 Top story

Namutebi narrates that no explanation was given to them before they were taken to quarantine in Central Inn. For Namutebi and 44 other travelers life at Central Inn was characterised with challenges, terror and hopelessness. The lack of food and personal protective gear gave many sleepless nights.
11:53
11:53

Congolese Businessmen Sneaking into Uganda through West Nile 2 4

The Ugandan government had earlier on announced that its borders would be closed, in order to forestall the spread of the virus, which has killed more 65, 000 People across the world. So far, the confirmed cases of coronavirus in Uganda stands at 52 people, the majority of which, were all imported by travellers from Dubai, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
11:43
11:43

Lack of Protective Equipment Hindering Management of COVID-19 in Bushenyi, Rubirizi MOH 4

A nurse who Spoke on condition of anonymity, at Bushenyi Ishaka Health center IV, says they have been struggling to attend to suspects of corona and they have resorted to buying them out of their pockets at between 2000 and 5000 shillings.
10:58
10:58

3800Kgs of Relief Food Dumped in Gulu Jumia Mosque 2

Upon his release, Mahmoud was ordered to handover the food items to the Gulu District Coronavirus Taskforce for distribution, which he rejected, saying the distribution process would be abused.
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COVID-19 Lock Down Affects Routine Immunisation-UNEPI 1 Top story

Dr. Immaculate Amparie, the deputy manager UNEPI, says the ministry of health has put in place conditions that will allow immunisation to take place. “But the way Ugandan parents are, most are going to remain home because they don’t want to walk to health centers," she said.
03:13
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South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case people 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
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COVID-19; Uganda's Confirmed Cases up to 52 Ministry of Health 1 Top story

Some of the samples were from quarantine centres taken before people under institutional quarantine are released. According to the health ministry, the testing of suspected cases has helped stop the spread of the disease. So far, over 2,900 samples have been tested at the Uganda Virus Research Institute.
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Katabi Residents Celebrate Low Key Palm Sunday Out of Churches 2 2

However, following the presidential directive to ban all public gatherings for 32 days ending April 20th, 2020 to combat the spread of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), churches remained closed and Christians are hardly were not seen raising palm leaves on the streets.
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COVID-19: Lira Diocese Cancels Baptism on Easter Catholic Church 3 3

Baptism on Easter Sunday is particularly significant because according to the Christian faith, that’s the day Jesus Christ returned to life and to many it is “to walk with Christ and be closer to Christ.” However, in Lira Catholic Diocese, this Holy ritual will not take place following the outbreak of COVID_ 19 diseases.
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COVID-19: Thirty Suspects Test Negative at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital Ministry of Health 1 5

The thirty suspects’ samples were picked from people in different districts that make up Western region that include Ntungamo Isingiro, Ibanda, Bushenyi, Rubirizi, Mbarara and Rukungiri.
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14:12

COVID-19: Police Move to Stop Group Jogging Ministry of health 1

The Uganda Police Force has said they will start enforcement to make sure joggers stick to social distancing regulations.
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13:08

Workers Desert Budwale Health Centre III after Suspension of Public Transport 2 6

At time URN visited the Health Centre, only 1 health worker who is a mid-wife out of the 14 health workers recruited, he told our reporter that he has been overwhelmed with too many patients who are visiting the health center and that the rest of the health workers trek long distances to get to the facility which explains why they haven’t made it to the health center because of lack of transport means..
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Health Workers in Mbarara Attending to COVID-19 Suspects To Be Isolated 3 1

Mbarara regional referral hospital Director, Dr. Celestine Barigye, says medics that attend to suspected Corona virus cases will be stopped from going back to their homes because they are at high risk of transmission.
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10:28

COVID-19 Causes Big Drop in Business Confidence in Uganda - Survey 1 Top story

The Purchase Managers Index (PMI) for March 2020, a survey published by Stanbic bank and mainly talks to owners of businesses show that confidence fell to 43 points, regarded as poor.
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First School Term to Continue After Lockdown-MOE Ministry of Health

The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni today announced that schools will tentatively open on April 27, 2020 and pick up from where they stopped before the school term was cut short.
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COVID-19 Positive Woman Undergoes Successful C-Section Operation At Entebbe Hospital 2

An expecting woman, who tested positive with the coronavirus disease-COVID-19, has today successfully delivered her fourth child. The woman delivered a baby girl through. Caesarean section operation at 1:45pm today at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital.
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