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19:54
19:54

Schools Close Amidst Confusion COVID 19 Outbreak 1 4

Our reporters visited several school and found head teachers addressing teachers on the presidential directive before sending off learners for the next 32 days.
19:51
19:51

COVID -19: Uganda Prison Services Suspends Visits To Inmates COVID -19 outbreak 2 1 Top story

Margret Orik, the Northern Region Prisons Commander disclosed this to URN an interview on Thursday. She explained that the top Uganda Prison Services leadership has resolved to suspend the visits in an emergency meeting held on Wednesday.
18:58
18:58

Corona Virus: Chinese, Ugandan Under Investigation In Luweero

Dr. Innocent Nkonwa, the Luweero District Health Officer explains that they dispatched a team to the industrial park after staff intimated that the Chinese National who arrived in country three days ago had developed symptoms similar to those of corona virus patients but the administrators had concealed the case.
18:30
18:30

Divided Opinion over Museveni’s Ban on Muslim Congregational Prayers COVID -19 outbreak

Another Imam at a mosque in Kawempe who preferred anonymity wondered why the government was going into ‘overdrive’ to announce sweeping measures even before a single coronavirus case has been confirmed in Uganda.
18:10
18:10

Covid19: IUIU Students to Study Online 5 1

In a memo issued to students during their congress on Thursday, Dr. Abdul Kaziba Mpaata, the Vice Rector In charge of Finance and Administration at IUIU, said students will be released this Friday and will receive their remaining lectures for this semester online.
17:43
17:43

Moroto Regional Referral Hospital to Set Up Coronavirus Isolation Centre Ministry of health 1

The recommendation comes after the World Health Organization-WHO officer for Karamoja Field Office Dr Ken Kabali completed a training of medical workers at the referral hospital on how to handle cases of the virus if it breaks out.
17:33
17:33

Samples of Suspected Coronavirus Victim in Masaka Test Negative 2

The samples of the 43-year-old man were on Wednesday taken to the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI in Entebbe. This was after he presented himself to the hospital with symptoms similar to coronavirus.
17:06
17:06

Parliament to Shift Plenary Sessions to Conference Hall coronavirus 1 1

This is one of the measures that the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga communicated to MPs as a measure to reduce the risks of spreading coronavirus.
16:06
16:06

Kabaka Birthday Celebrations Cancelled COVID -19 outbreak 1 1

Speaking to the media on Thursday at the Kingdom headquarters at Bulange Mengo, Charles Peter Mayiga, the Katikkiro said basing on the directives and guidelines issued by the government yesterday, the celebrations that were to be held at Lubaga Cathedral on April 13 have been canceled.
15:57
15:57

Corona Virus: Defying Ban On Religious Gatherings Is Like Committing Suicide-Luweero Kadhi 1 4 Top story

Sheikh Ramadhan Nsanja Mulindwa, the Kadhi Luweero Muslim District has thrown his weight behind the president’s directive, saying Islam teaches respect and obedience to guidelines from authorities especially if they are intended to preserve life.
15:51
15:51

Kitgum Taxi Operators Procure Handwashing Gears for Passengers 7 1

David Opiyo, the KITODA Chairperson told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that they have raised a total of shillings 300,000 purchasing 10 water tanks for hand washing within the main bus park.
14:38
14:38

No Corona Virus Screening at Lwakhakha Border 8 1 Top story

Benon Kato, the Chief Revenue Protection Officer Lwakhakha border under Uganda Revenue Authority told URN that they since the corona pandemic broke out in December last year they have only received jerycans and a basin for hand washing.
14:37
14:37

Christians Advised to Conduct Bible Studies in Groups Church of Uganda 5

On Wednesday, President Museveni while addressing the country on the Corona virus pandemic directed that schools be closed, Church services and all public rallies be suspended for at least one month.
13:56
13:56

Parliament to Remain Operational Despite Ban on Gatherings Coronavirus 1 1

Parliament of Uganda will put in place strict measures even as it continues with normal sitting amidst the ban on Public gatherings by President Museveni.
12:18
12:18

COVID - 19: Three Drugs Tried, Experts say Treatment Can be Available 2021 4

HIV drug Lopinavir, discontinued malaria drug Chloroquine and the Ebola drug Remdesivir are among the treatments scientists are considering to nip corona virus (COVID-19) in the bud but researcher Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu says the world will have to wait longer to get effective treatment.
11:58
11:58

Inadequate Funds, Uncontrolled Porous Borders Hinder Coronavirus Surveillance in Kisoro 2 5

Authorities say that the surveillance could not be successful due to limited resources, especially funds.
11:26
11:26

Mixed Reactions in Mbarara to Presidential Directives MOH 3 1

Ronald Agaba, a resident of Kakoba Division says that he supports the president’s directive saying that the lives of Ugandans should be a priority.
11:09
11:09

Kitgum District Unveils Coronavirus Taskforce 3

The Kitgum resident district commissioner William Komakech says formation of the task force is part of measures to contain the deadly epidemic that has continued to manifest across multiple countries internationally.
10:29
10:29

Gov’t Chief Whip Meets Journalists Despite Ban coronavirus 1

The Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa is meeting up to 50 Journalists a day after President Museveni announced a one-month ban on all public meetings.
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