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19:26
19:26

Face Shields Don't Protect you From Covid-19, Gov't Warns 1 2 Top story

The Health Ministry has come out to discourage the use of the face shields as an alternative to face masks.
18:36
18:36

COVID-19: Lwengo Headquarters Closed As Ten Staff Test Positive CAO 1 2 Top story

The Lwengo CAO, Winston Agule Mulimira, says they have since cut their workforce from 30 to 10 per cent. He says they will reopen the offices on December 28, 2020, under strict observance of the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs issued by Ministry of Health.
17:01
17:01

Gov’t Issues New Guidelines for Handling Bodies of COVID-19 Victims 2 2 Top story

According to the guidelines, those carrying the coffin of COVID-19 victims will only be required to wear face masks and gloves. Overalls and other personal protective equipment will no longer be required.
16:00
16:00

Kalangala's Political Influencer Kibuuka Mulowooza Succumbs to COVID-19 3 1

The deceased has been the proprietor of Ssese Habitant Resort Beach in Kalangala and was also one of the proprietors of MV Kalangala for over 3 years.
15:40
15:40

Six Police Officers, Two Civilians Injured in Deadly Nwoya Road Accident 1 Top story

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Jimmy Patrick Okema says the accident occurred after a commuter taxi registration number UAW 617K destine for Arua City bumped into the rear of the moving police patrol registration number UP 4844.
15:22
15:22

Six COVID-19 Patients Escape from Mulago Hospital MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1 Top story

This comes after a few days after the Uganda Prison Spokesperson; Frank Baine acknowledged that up to 59 COVID-19 patients have escaped from treatment facilities within Prison facilities since they started handling cases. The escapees were from Moroto and Jinja Prisons.
12:42
12:42

Flood Affected Families Raise Red Flag Over Disappearance of Food Relief non-food items 3 1 Top story

Joseph Otika, the Lorikwor East village Defense Secretary points accusing fingers the GISO, Geoffrey Peter Irra and Parish Chief, William Bongomin of playing a syndicate to fraudulently deny the registered beneficiaries from accessing the relief food.
11:50
11:50

29% of Busia Gold Company Staff get Covid-19; Residents Want it Temporarily Closed 5

Dr. Willis Syongola the Busia district health officer says 46 from a sample of 159 tested last were found positive for Covid-19 last week respectively. Scared residents want the mine shut down for a while, but deputy RDC says the District Task Force has no power to close it
11:46
11:46

FGM is Between Life and Death- A Survivor's Story 1 Top story

According to Tegla, she took a full month to recover after the cutting and was married off. However, her husband chased her away because she couldn’t conceive as a result of the cutting yet the man and his relatives wanted children.
09:35
09:35

36 Essential Workers in Mpigi Test Positive for COVID-19 Covid 19 2

“Mpigi district COVID- 19 cases among essential public servants are on the increase. 36 were identified in the mass screening of staff at the district,” the memo reads in part.
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