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May 2020 13 results
18:11
18:11

Nakiwogo Landing Site Sealed off to Disinfect MV Kalangala 2

The landing site has now been sealed off for disinfecting in line with guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health to control the spread of COVID-19. In addition, the four crew members of the ship will be quarantined in the ship for 14 days.
18:01
18:01

Gov’t Explains Strain in Evacuating Ugandans Stuck Abroad lockdown 1 1

Oryem says that the first challenge is that the only available option of chattering flights is too costly, even when there is a will to save nationals from the agony they are experiencing as a result of the lockdowns.
17:41
17:41

Gov’t Urged to Stop Child Marriages in Order to End Fistula MOH 3 1

The condition occurs when a mother has a prolonged, obstructed labour resulting in an abnormal opening in the birth canal. The health ministry estimates that 100,000 women and girls in the country are suffering from the condition. But according to experts, the condition can be avoided by delaying the age of first pregnancy, the cessation of harmful traditional practices, and timely access to obstetric care.
15:20
15:20

Katakwi Spends COVID-19 Funds on Repair of Ambulances district funds 2

Serephine Alia, the Chief Administrative Officer, says that the district has been relying on one ambulance of Usuk MP, Peter Ogwang to handle all the emergencies in the district, which overwhelmed its operations.
14:28
14:28

Bussi Island Residents Disregard Physical Distancing Guidelines 4 3

When URN reporter visited Bussi Islands, residents of Kinywante and Kyangazi villages in Bulwe parish were not observing the guidelines. Meanwhile, boda boda riders carry passengers, breaching the ban on private and public transport.
13:39
13:39

Residents Protest Security Laxity at Quarantine Centre in Bududa 2

Reverend Peter Musapiti, the LCI Chairperson of Shiluku South village says that the suspected patients have often been sighted sending children to buy for them merchandise water from shops in Kuushu Town council.
12:18
12:18

Preeclampsia Survivor shares ordeal with miracle baby 4 1 Top story

The hallmark of the disease is high blood pressure, and it affects about 8% pregnancies in Uganda.
11:50
11:50

Kitgum COVID-19 Taskforce Rejects Lamwo's Request for Quarantine Space

Charles Byamugisha Maserino, the Sector Intelligence Officer for Kitgum and Lamwo districts noted that Lamwo district officials have requested to relocate some suspects to Kitgum due to space challenges.
11:37
11:37

80 Million Children Risk Being Exposed to Measles, Pneumonia 2

According to international health and children agencies, as many as 6,000 children could die daily from preventable diseases in the next six months due to the cancellation of planned immunization campaigns like cholera and measles
09:13
09:13

Sex Workers Register for Evacuation from Gulu as Lockdown Bites District Task Force 2 1

Tegwana Parish Chairperson Alex Odongo Okoya who spearheaded the assessment said that most of the registered women were from parts of Central Uganda, West Nile and Lango sub regions of Uganda.
08:33
08:33

Study Finds Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Ineffective for COVID Treatment

According to the findings, patients who were on drugs had decreased survival and increased frequency of ventricular fibrillation. On the basis of this finding, the scientists concluded that eventhough they are good for other illnesses, the drugs are not effective in the treatment and management of COVID-19.
08:03
08:03

Mattresses, Blankets Stolen from Isolation and Quarantine Centres in Kitgum covid-19 pandemic 2 1

Walter Tooroma, the Kitgum Municipality Mayor revealed that two of the 10 mattresses meant for Pandwong HC III quarantine Centre in Pandwong Division have gone missing. He reported this to the weekly task force meeting held at the District council hall in Kitgum Municipality last evening.
07:44
07:44

15 People Test Positive to COVID, Uganda's Caseload Rises to 175

The 15 new cases include;12 truck drivers who entered the country using the Elegu,Busia and Malaba points of entry. Three cases are contacts of already confirmed cases.
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