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18:02
18:02

Three More Sanitizer Brands Fail NDA Quality Tests

While registered sanitizer brands in the country were only four before the outbreak of Corona Virus Disease, they now have 68 manufacturers on the market. But, of these only 28 have so far been confirmed for quality. 28 others have failed the quality tests, while 12 more brands have not yet been tested.
17:48
17:48

Quarantined Covid-19 Suspects in Kitgum Separated Over Dating COVID-19 Pandemic 2

David Aisu, the Kitgum District Internal Security Officer-DISO, says that they received credible reports indicating that some of the suspects had begun pairing up in quarantine. He notes that the suspects were living freely at the facility and making contacts with each other.
16:32
16:32

Covid19 Lockdown: A nightmare for Women Living With HIV HIV/AIDS 7 1

While some people are stressing over relief food, rent, and perhaps the deteriorating economy, it’s a life struggle for Esther Nalubega and Sylvia Nassazi who are compelled to trek miles to acquire ARVs in this lockdown.
16:03
16:03

Truck Drivers Banned from Stopovers in Kumi Kumi Municipality 1 1

Kumi town has been a host of long distance trucks including fuel tanks destined for South Sudan, Kenya and other areas. Kumi Municipality Mayor, Richard Ochom more than 30 trucks could park in his town every night as drivers refresh themselves.
15:43
15:43

School Closures Depriving Children of Meals -WFP school food

World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley says that for millions of children around the world, the meal they get at school is the only meal they get in a day, and without it, they go hungry, risk falling sick and dropping out of school.
15:18
15:18

Ministry of Health Traces 14,000 Travellers for COVID-19 Testing COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Ministry of Health has said it has so far tracked down and tested 14,000 people of the 18,000 who came into the country from 7th to 22nd of March.
15:09
15:09

COVID -19: Researchers Call for Adopting an African Model of Lifting Lockdown Lifting of lockdown 3

“We need to develop our own African model because even as we are going to begin lifting the lock down, segmenting is going to be hard. We need to adopt a model that will enable us to quickly adjust ounce we realize we are going off truck”, says Prof. Rhoda Wanyenze Chairperson of the Modelling Committee on the National Task force.
14:36
14:36

Stop Using Pregnant Mothers as Stickers to Drive Around - Health Ministry Human rights 2 1

Speaking to the press at the media center, Dr Joyce Moriku, the state minister of primary healthcare said that the ministry is receiving a lot of complaints and receiving concerns that some people are using pregnant mothers who are not at term as stickers and tickets to do their own business moving on roads.
14:10
14:10

Having COVID-19 During Pregnancy Was Scary- Recovered Mother 3 1 Top story

Nambooze is believed to have contracted the virus from Mugenyi who returned to Uganda from United Arab Emirates on March 22nd via Entebbe International Airport. He proceeded home since he didn’t have any visible corona virus symptoms. Nambooze says she was very scared for her unborn child. However, after getting reassurance from the medical team, she was ready to give birth through caesarean section on April 4th, 2020.
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Gov't Donates Food to Hoima Regional Referral Hospital patients 1 4

The food relief that was handed over to the hospital management on Tuesday include 15000 kg of Posho,3465kg of beans,1400 litres of milk and 350kg of salt. The donated food items will only be distributed to inpatients.
12:07
12:07

Demand for Relief Food Overwhelms Busia District Covid-19 Task Force 3

Paul Kalikwan, the Busia Deputy Resident District Commissioner says that whenever he enters the office hundreds of people pour into his office demanding for food. He said many of these people who are demanding for food are mainly boda boda cyclists, motor and bicycles mechanics, hardware operators among other groups of people.
11:48
11:48

Man Shot by Police in Mukono Struggles to Get Justice 2 2

Muwonge, sustained serious injuries on his left leg following a scuffle between police officers and traders who were operating non-food stores at Wantoni trading centre.
11:04
11:04

Five Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Truck Drivers Quarantined in Nwoya Anaka Hospital IV 1

Janet Oola, the District Health Officer told URN that the contacts are being quarantined at Pope Paul IV Secondary School, Anaka, a designated isolation centre for COVID-19 cases. She added that the district has designated 12 beds at Anaka Hospital IV for management of COVID-19 cases.
10:53
10:53

Coronavirus Can Circulate in the Air for 2 Hours-New Study Wuhan University 1 Top story

These findings according to the lead researcher Ke Lan highlight the importance of ventilation and limiting crowds.
09:38
09:38

Lacor Hospital Suspected COVID-19 Deaths Test Negative for Virus COVID-19 in Uganda

The two deaths that occured on Sunday were of a 59-year-old Kenyan truck driver and an 18-year-old female who was admitted at the hospital.
08:10
08:10

Health Ministry Discharges 3 COVID-19 Recovered Patients from Entebbe Hospital 1 4

Dr. Chris Nsereko, the head of the COVID-19 Medical team at Entebbe Hospital, said the mother was a special case because she was admitted while pregnant.
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COVID-19 Mobile Testing Vans Grounded Due to Lack of Vital Equipment COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1 Top story

Prof Pontiano Kaleebi, the Executive Director Uganda Virus Research Institute told URN in an interview that they are not sure when the trucks will deploy the trucks since the procurement of the PCR machines might take some time.
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