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23:02
23:02

Government Rescinds Decision to Reopen Schools Lockdown lifting Top story

Speaking today at State Lodge Nakasero, President Yoweri Museveni said, when he allowed candidates in Primary Seven, Senior Four, Senior Six and finalists in tertiary institutions to resume school, there had been no proper assessment of the risk that the reopening posed.
16:14
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Masindi COVID-19 Patient Discharged Police officer 2 1

The detective tested positive for COVID-19 on May 1, 2020, during the Rapid Assessment survey conducted by the health ministry across the country. In the aftermath, all the 104 police officers who were manning Masindi Central Police Station were replaced and quarantined at Masindi police barracks together with their family members.
16:11
16:11

Team Europe to provide UGX518b to Support Businesses Battered by Coronavirus

In a statement issued on Monday, Team Europe said they were planning a package to provide access to credit for Small and Medium Enterprises in the sectors most hit by the crisis and added that the package will also encourage further partnerships between Ugandan and European entrepreneurs.
15:05
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Gov't Asked to Provide Universal Health Care Yusuf Serunkuma 1

Speaking on Monday during a zoom discussion organized by the Makerere University Human Rights and Peace Centre [Huripec] Prof. John Jean Barya, the Makerere University law don, said, leaving health insurance in the hands of private companies is unwise because they are only motivated by profit.
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40 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed 1 1 Top story

Ministry of Health (MOH) says 23 of the confirmed cases are from truck drivers, while 17 were contacts of truck drivers. Additionally, 31 foreign drivers were sent back to their countries of origin, bringing the total number of exited drivers to 437.
11:31
11:31

Minister Nabbanja Wants Fishing Activities Halted on Lake Albert 1 1

Authorities in Kikuube and Hoima districts had already announced a suspension of fishing activities, in line with the nationwide lockdown announced by President Yoweri Museveni, as a measure to control person to person interactions and close possible loopholes in the management of the disease.
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COVID-19 Community Cases from Kasensero Reach Nine Residents 3 Top story

Dr Ronald Reagan Mutebi, who is supervising the exercise says that the nine cases are among 2,016 people who were tested in the ongoing community surveillance and testing exercise, which started on May 19, 2020. 1,986 of those tested are Ugandans and mostly residents of Kasensero Town Council and travellers while 30 are Tanzanian nationals.
08:08
08:08

ART Shortage Disorganises Clients in Serere COVID-19 Lockdown 4 1

Stephen Omoen, another client in Ajesa Cell says he is now suffering body itches after being forced to take another drug after failing to get Atazanavir.
07:55
07:55

Kitgum Revives Plan to Equip COVID-19 Treatment Centre 1 2

Initially, the district COVID-19 task force halted plans to equip the treatment centre after the Health Ministry directed that all COVID-19 positive patients are treated at regional referral hospitals. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, in particular, has been managing COVID-19 patients within the Acholi Sub-region.
21:07
21:07

Seven Frontline Health Workers Contract COVID-19 1 Top story

It has been confirmed that two of the seven workers are from Lira Regional Referral Hospital. The duo, a lead nurse and medical officer have been admitted at Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital while the rest are at Mulago Specialised Hospital.
20:09
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Karamoja Border Districts Seek COVID-19 Surveilence Vehicles porous borders 3

There are four border districts in Karamoja including Moroto, Amudat, Kaabong and Karenga which share a common border with South Sudan and Kenya. However, as South Sudan and Kenya register more COVID –19 cases, there are growing concerns of importation of the virus through the border posts in Karamoja.
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Pictorial: Hygiene Procedures for COVID-19 Management at Entebbe Hospital

Uganda Radio Network visited the hospital and brings pictures from the donning and doffing room and other hygiene procedures health workers undertake outside the confirmed zone.
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31 Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Patients Isolated in Isingiro MOH 2

The 27 were picked from Kikagate trading centre after receiving information that the truck driver they came in contact with had tested positive to COVID-19 at Mirama Hills Border last week.
15:08
15:08

COVID-19: Four Isolated in Kwania for Coming into Contact with Truck Drivers 4

Lucy Olot, an eye witness who is also a Community member at Aduku town council, said the suspects were cited interacting with the truck drivers last night. The matter was reported to the surveillance team who alerted police patrol who took them for institutional quarantine.
14:20
14:20

COVID-19: Lira Regional Hospital Should Prepare to Handle More Cases Ministry of Health 5 1

Although Lira is already overwhelmed with patients just like the other Referral hospitals in the region, the officials says more patients will have to be brought in since sporadic cases are still being confirmed.
11:22
11:22

Kabambiro Sub-County Residents to Get Clean Water NWSC 3 1

Stanley Okettayot the water and sanitation engineer working with water for people says the project aims at providing water to improve on community hygiene and sanitation since communities have been attributing poor hygiene to lack of water.
10:27
10:27

Makerere to Start Study on COVID-19 Impact on Mental Health Makerere University 2

Apart from patients, Nakasujja said owning to the fact that COVID-19 was a new phenomenon to even health workers, a group of other researchers at the University are analyzing health workers who are involved in treatment of the viral respiratory infection to see how they perceive their jobs now and if they have really been affected.
01:36
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84 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Caseload at 413 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

52 cases were truck drivers who entered the country through Elegu and Busia points of entry. The highest number of cases-50 entered through the Elegu point of entry. 32 cases were contacts to previously confirmed cases that were under quarantine, according to the health ministry.
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COVID-19: Lira Medical Worker Infected, Admitted in Entebbe Ministry of Health 3

The first health worker to be infected in the whole Country got exposed early this week and has been taken to Entebbe General Hospital for proper management.
16:24
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Madi West Nile Diocese Institutes Team to Investigate Kuluva Hospital Staff Strike 3 3

Over 100 medical workers of the hospital on May 11 went on strike and laid down their tools demanding for payment of their six months’ salary and NSSF arrears.
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