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22:07
22:07

Health Ministry Puzzled Over 7 Possible Cases of Community Transmissions 2 1

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.
21:48
21:48

Gen Katumba Wamala Cautions against Forging Stickers COVID-19 Response 1

“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.
21:37
21:37

COVID-19: Ugandan Cases now Stand at 45 COVID-19 in Uganda 1

The latest case is of a 22-year-old female, a resident of Nkokonjeru, Wakiso District and wife to a previously confirmed case who arrived from Dubai on March 20, 2020.
21:28
21:28

Gen. Tumwine: Stickers Don't Exempt You from Curfew Gen. Elly Tumwiine 2 1

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.
17:42
17:42

MPs Demand Involvement in COVID-19 Fight coronavirus 3 1

A section of Members of Parliament are demanding to be included in the COVID-19 fight saying they have been left out yet they are instrumental.
17:31
17:31

COVID-19: Fuel Sales Drop by 80% 1

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.
17:24
17:24

Man Who Completed Quarantine Further Isolated After Presenting High Fever 1 Top story

The suspect was reportedly sent into isolation on Wednesday afternoon his temperature measured 38 degrees Celsius, which is above the normal body temperature.
16:43
16:43

Kadaga, Katureebe Advised Museveni to Declare a State of Emergency Parliament 3 1

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.
16:39
16:39

18 Discharged From Quarantine Centre in Sembabule 3 1 Top story

Nickson Kabuye, the Sembabule Resident District Commissioner and Chairperson of the COVID19 Taskforce, those discharged were cleared by the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI.
16:20
16:20

Lack of Protective Equipment Likely to Cause Infections Among Health Workers- Doctors COVID-19 3 1 Top story

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.
15:53
15:53

Soroti Hospital Embarks on Psychosocial Support for COVID-19 Suspects 2 1

Some residents have shunned or attacked relatives who returned from abroad or Kampala.
15:40
15:40

Stray Bullet Victim Stranded at Home Mukono Police 2 1

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.
14:56
14:56

Water Shortage Hindering Implementation of COVID-19 Measures Hand Washing 3 1

Sebastian Kayizzi the LC 1 Chairman of Genda village in Luweero district say the two boreholes at the village broke down last year leaving 90 homesteads with no access to water.
14:42
14:42

Gov’t to Borrow UGX 1.7 Trillion to Mitigate Effects of COVID -19 coronavirus 1

The Finance Minister has tabled a proposal to borrow 1.7 trillion shillings, (449.8) million dollars to mitigate the effect of the coronavirus pandemic which has slowed down the economy.
13:22
13:22

Americans to be Evacuated from Uganda Tomorrow US Government

“There is no guarantee that the Department of State will be able to continue to provide repatriation assistance and transportation options to the United States may be unavailable in the future. If you choose to remain overseas, you should be prepared to remain where you are for the foreseeable future”, the US government warned their citizens against any more international travel.
13:00
13:00

Health Ministry Decentralizes COVID -19 Care Ministry of Health 2

She said while hospitals in the districts will be able to draw samples, still tests will be conducted at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) before taking them back to the districts in not more than 48 hours.
12:54
12:54

Traders in Kasese Defy Directive to Close Non-Food Businesses cyclists 1 6

Museveni ordered that only shops selling food, veterinary supplies, agricultural stuff, pharmaceuticals and detergents should remain open.
12:02
12:02

Covid-19: Kabale Authorities Considering Recalling Health Workers From Leave 4 1 Top story

Alfred Besigensi, the acting Kabale District Health Officer says between 10 and 15 of the over 300 health workers in the district take leave each month.
11:37
11:37

Health Ministry to Release 200 People from Institutional Quarantine COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1 Top story

According to the health ministry, the release of the first batch of 28 people should have taken place on Monday, March 30, 2020. However, Atek Kagirita, the COVID-19 Incidence Manager at the Ministry of Health says that the government is going to delay the release of people to ensure that they free from the deadly virus.
11:26
11:26

Moyo Leaders Want Security Beefed at Porous Border Points 1 3

The leaders argue that some ungazetted routes have remained unattended to and as a result many people are taking advantage to and from Uganda to South Sudan.
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