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20:33
20:33

Gov’t Hails People Power for Relief Food Donation COVID-19 4 1

People Power enthusiasts, led by Flavia Kalule Nabagabe, the Women's league leader and Lina Zedriga, the Deputy Principle on Wednesday afternoon handed over 50 bags of Maize floor, 30 cartons of salt and 30 boxes of soap to support a plan to aid the vulnerable poor.
14:36
14:36

Medics Warn Public Against Stigmatizing Covid-19 Returnees from Treatment Centres Ministry of Health 2

Dr Richard Idro, the President of the association says that they are worried communities may fail to welcome the returnees as they are expected having completed their 14 days hospitalization and the confirmatory tests that followed.
12:16
12:16

Media Blocked as People Power Makes Relief Food Donation to Government food relief 1

The political pressure group is due to donate food to the government, to aid communities that have been destabilised by the effects of Coronavirus Disease. Their efforts to distribute the food to the vulnerable families was earlier thwarted when the government indicated that the approach could facilitate the spread of the disease.
14:16
14:16

Contact Tracing for COVID -19 Suspects; a Surveillance Officers’ Day Ministry of Health 3

Currently, Uganda has 52 positive cases and 15 of them had already interacted with an unknown number of people in the community. In addition to these are the over 2,000 people who are thought to have been exposed to the disease as they travelled from different countries to Uganda around March 21 when Uganda registered the initial positive case.
17:24
17:24

Health Workers Storm Ministry Over Stickers Ministry of Health 4 1 Top story

Emmanuel Ainebyona, the Spokesperson of the Health Ministry says unfortunately they cannot provide every health worker with a sticker. He says he will talk to the undersecretary and see how they can handle the issue of stickers.
16:06
16:06

Gov’t Pledges to Account for COVID-19 Funds IGAD 3 1

The Intergovernmental Authority for Developement (IGAD) on monday donated a token of solidarity worth 2.6 billion shillings to all the seven of its members states to fight COVID-19. Each country including Uganda got 376 million shillings.
23:29
23:29

First School Term to Continue After Lockdown-MOE Ministry of Health

The Minister of Education and Sports Janet Museveni today announced that schools will tentatively open on April 27, 2020 and pick up from where they stopped before the school term was cut short.
23:04
23:04

Health Ministry Tracing 2000 People Suspected to be Exposed to COVID-19 COVID-19 in Uganda 1

The travelers are suspected of having come from Dubai and other high risk countries before the health ministry put travel restrictions on travelers from countries like US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain
15:07
15:07

COVID -19 Infections to Peak in May, June -Experts Ministry of Health 1

Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng said Uganda will have 18878 positive cases and over 500 people succumbing to the disease by end of April, if stringent measures of lock down and social distancing are not strictly followed.
21:37
21:37

COVID-19: Ugandan Cases now Stand at 45 COVID-19 in Uganda 1

The latest case is of a 22-year-old female, a resident of Nkokonjeru, Wakiso District and wife to a previously confirmed case who arrived from Dubai on March 20, 2020.
16:43
16:43

Kadaga, Katureebe Advised Museveni to Declare a State of Emergency Parliament 3 1

During plenary on Thursday morning, Kadaga told MPs that last Friday, the President invited the top leaders of the arms of Government and during the meeting, they advised the President to declare a state of emergency. However, Kadaga said that it was objected by a cabinet Minister who convinced the President against declaring a state of emergency.
13:22
13:22

Americans to be Evacuated from Uganda Tomorrow Ministry of Health

“There is no guarantee that the Department of State will be able to continue to provide repatriation assistance and transportation options to the United States may be unavailable in the future. If you choose to remain overseas, you should be prepared to remain where you are for the foreseeable future”, the US government warned their citizens against any more international travel.
13:00
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Health Ministry Decentralizes COVID -19 Care Ministry of Health 2

She said while hospitals in the districts will be able to draw samples, still tests will be conducted at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) before taking them back to the districts in not more than 48 hours.
11:37
11:37

Health Ministry to Release 200 People from Institutional Quarantine COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1 Top story

According to the health ministry, the release of the first batch of 28 people should have taken place on Monday, March 30, 2020. However, Atek Kagirita, the COVID-19 Incidence Manager at the Ministry of Health says that the government is going to delay the release of people to ensure that they free from the deadly virus.
16:10
16:10

Health Ministry Gets Additional UGX 45b for COVID-19 Fight Parliament 3 1

The Budget committee has allocated addition 107 billion shillings to the health Ministry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
15:48
15:48

Mulago Developing Guidelines for Transferring COVID-19 Patients to ICU Ministry of Health 3

Dr Elizabeth Namukwaya, a palliative care physician at the hospital currently based at the Isolation centre said they have finished initial drafts and hope to have a complete document by the end of this week.
16:24
16:24

Lockdown: Parliament Demands Registration of All Mothers Due for Delivery coronavirus 3 1

During plenary, the Kyankwanzi Woman MP, Anna Maria Nankabirwa told the house that an expectant mother died who was due for labor died because of failure to get transportation.
07:48
07:48

COVID-19: Sanyu Babies Home Closes Doors to Visitors Ministry of Health 1 Top story

Barbara Nankya Mutagubya, the Director Sanyu Babies Home, says they have decided to close their gates to visitors to protect the children under their care.
20:51
20:51

Education Ministry Allocates 18 Institutions as National COVID-19 Quarantine Centers Ministry of Health

According to the education ministry, all expenses regarding traveler quarantine will be met by the ministry of health including disinfection of all equipment and rooms used during the quarantine
07:03
07:03

COVID-19: 33 Cases Confirmed in Uganda Ministry of Health 1 Top story

"Out of 203 samples that were tested today (Sunday), 3 were confirmed positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases in Uganda to 33," said the Health Minister, Dr. Ruth Aceng on Sunday evening.
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