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Mar 2020 9 results
19:19
19:19

City 'Pastor' Augustine Yiga Arrested for Misleading Public on COVID-19 police spokesperson 1

Yiga, commonly known as ‘abizaayo’ reportedly used his Television Station to tell the public that there was no Coronavirus in Africa . He coined his argument on the fact that no single death had been declared in a number of countries, yet in the west, nations that were battling the disease had lost lives in hundreds.
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16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand community 2 1

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
15:35
15:35

Residents Irked by Queues of Trucks Clogged at Busia Border 3 1

Hundreds of fuel tankers, cargo and sugarcane trucks have been parked along the streets across the town, after they were blocked from entering Kenya in the wake of border closure at a time when the world is battling to tame coronavirus disease.
14:48
14:48

COVID-19; Watoto Children's Choir Under Quarantine coronavirus 1 Top story

The choir raises awareness about the work of Watoto Church globally and also offers leadership training for children. The team returned to Uganda on March 20, 2020 and have since then been and institutional quarantine at Entebbe.
11:25
11:25

Fishermen Protest Suspension of Fishing Activities on Lake Albert Lake Albert waters 3 1

The security committee unanimously resolved that fishing on Lake Albert be suspended for 32 days, in line with a partial lockdown that was announced by Presidet Yoweri Museveni last week. The commitee observed that some Ugandan fishermen cross to the Democratic Republic of Congo and mix freely with communities on the other side, before crossing back to Uganda, which posses a risk of contracting the virus.
11:24
11:24

Luweero District Drafts Ugx 57M Budget for COVID-19 Fight 1 4

Ronald Ndawula the LC 5 Chairman of Luweero district says that the budget was tabled before District Executive Committee and Chief Administrative Officer asked to make reallocation within the budget to realise the money to ensure the activities are done to prevent the disease.
10:59
10:59

African Development Bank Unveils USD 3 Billion "Fight COVID-19" Social Bond

Coronavirus cases were slow to arrive in Africa, but the virus is spreading quickly and has infected nearly 3,000 people across 45 countries, placing strain on already fragile health systems. The cases in Uganda increased last night to 23 people, just a week after the first case was recorded.
09:48
09:48

Mbale District Receives 22 Motorcycles for COVID -19 Surveillance 4 2

Mbale District Health Officer Dr Jonathan Wangisi says the motorcycles have been given to all health center III’s in the district which help in charges and the surveillance teams to monitor and immediately report any case of the Coronavirus (COVID -19).
09:44
09:44

Entebbe Hospital Scales Down Operations to Focus on COVID-19 Cases 3

The Hospital Director Moses Muwanga says that they have taken a decision to cut back operations for maternal and neonatal services, dental, pediatric and outpatients to deal with the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
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