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23:14
23:14

Only 10 High Risk Travelers Apply to Stay in Public Quarantine Facilities MOH 1 1

But, even with an ability to take in as many as 100 travellers, many of the travellers would rather stay in hotels where some might need to pay as much as USD 100 ( 370,000 Shillings) per day than withstand the conditions in public quarantine institutions.
22:43
22:43

47 COVID-19 Patients Discharged from Entebbe Hospital 1 4 Top story

This is the biggest number of recovered patients being discharged the same day from one facility ever since Uganda recorded its first case on March 21. The 47 truck drivers were admitted at Entebbe Hospital on the same day and have been discharged after 17 days in the hospital.
18:25
18:25

Cholera Vaccination Underway in Moroto MoH 1 2

Cholera was confirmed in Moroto district on May 12 by the acting District Health Officer Charles Onyang Omuudu after seven out of eight samples tested positive. The disease has so far claimed three lives, and according to Omuudu, the cases have since escalated to 370.
17:37
17:37

Amuru COVID-19 Taskforce Appeals for More Vehicles COVID-19 in Amuru 1

Dr Patrick Odong Olwedo, says as a result, there are delays in tracking community cases, transporting cases and samples for tests as well limited community engagement as far as risk communication is concerned. He says this is increasing the risk of spreading the contagion.
16:35
16:35

Eight Primary Contacts of Kitgum COVID-19 Patient Test Negative 1 1

The contacts are direct family members and close relatives of a 34-year-old resident of Pandwong Cell who tested positive for COVID-19 on June 5.
16:24
16:24

Kyotera District Gets 200,000 Face Masks Ministry of health 1 1

Maj. David Matovu, the Kyotera Resident District Commissioner, says that the distribution will start on Tuesday in Kasensero and Nangoma sub-county and continue to other parts of the district.
16:15
16:15

URC Delays Resumption of Commuter Train Services Lockdown 1

Charles Kateeba, the Managing Director of Uganda Railways Corporation says that they have assessed the risk of resuming operations and concluded that the situation is still risky. He says they will still wait to see the trend the virus takes before they think of reopening.
15:06
15:06

Shortage of Vehicles Slows COVID-19 Response Activities in Gulu security personnel 3

The task force that started its operations in March with 25 cars has remained with only five functional vehicles after cars belonging to government departments and agencies were withdrawn when the lockdown restrictions were eased.
12:40
12:40

Samples from Dead Kenyan Truck Driver Test Negative for COVID-19 Ministry of Health 1 Top story

According to results released on Monday by the Ministry of Health, two separate tests carried out on the deceased found that he was negative for the disease. However, the cause of his death remains unknown, although some of his colleagues say, he was unwell.
12:10
12:10

Five COVID-19 Patients Admitted at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital 1

Bishop Loum Janani, the in-charge of Integrated Case Management at the hospital reveals that the new cases bring to 30 active patients currently undergoing treatment at the facility.
11:32
11:32

Leader of Opposition Aol Involved in Road Accident 2 1

According to Aol, the vehicle they knocked from behind started indicating late and her driver could not do much but knock it. Aol adds that none of them on the two vehicles were injured.
07:39
07:39

Four COVID-19 Suspects Escape from Arua Quarantine Centre 2 2

According to a watchman who had been tasked to guard the facility, he, and his counterparts from the Local Defence Unit, sought shelter in a nearby room during the downpour. The contacts, who were all in their rooms, used the loophole to run away from the facility unnoticed. The escape went unnoticed until Sunday afternoon.
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