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17:25
17:25

Kitgum Hospital Runs Out of Protective Gear For Health Workers 1

Dr Geoffrey Okello, Kitgum General Hospital acting Medical Superintendent says all protective equipment especially masks delivered by government in the fourth quarter has run out of stock.
09:59
09:59

Rubirizi Health Workers Stuck Outside District Due to Ban on Public, Private Transport MOH 1 4 Top story

The Rubirizi District Health Officer, Kisesete Tibenda says most health workers are stuck in Mbarara, Ishaka and Bushenyi districts because the presidential directive came when they away from work.
17:24
17:24

Man Who Completed Quarantine Further Isolated After Presenting High Fever 1 Top story

The suspect was reportedly sent into isolation on Wednesday afternoon his temperature measured 38 degrees Celsius, which is above the normal body temperature.
11:26
11:26

Moyo Leaders Want Security Beefed at Porous Border Points 1 3

The leaders argue that some ungazetted routes have remained unattended to and as a result many people are taking advantage to and from Uganda to South Sudan.
10:08
10:08

Kitgum Seeks UGX 1.4b to Tackle Covid-19 Pandemic 5 1

Martin Jacan Gwokto, Kitgum District Chief Administrative Officer also the Covid-19 Taskforce Resource Mobilization Chairperson disclosed on Wednesday that a total of shillings 1,484,981,390 billion is required to facilitate their operation.
17:39
17:39

Kasese District Offers Food Aid to Mothers, Boda Boda Riders Because of Lockdown public transport 1 1 Top story

The Kasese LC V vice chairperson Gideon Ntabose says that as local government they must be responsible in ensuring that the residents in the district survive through this period.
15:39
15:39

Fuel Shortage Threatens Operations of Masaka Hospital Taskforce on COVID-19 2 1

Masaka Hospital Superintendent Dr Nathan Onyaki who also coordinates the task force in the nine districts of greater Masaka says that logistical challenges are threatening their operations. He explains that the task force, which is directly charged with coordinating the activates of lower surveillance teams at the districts has run out of fuel, after emptying their reserve in the last two weeks.
15:21
15:21

Local Governments Directed to Repair All Non Functional Boreholes district 1 1

According to the circular dated March 31, the Water Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Alfred Okot Okidi advised all Chief Administrative Officers, to let all planned activities within the water department and focus on ensuring that the population in their respective areas access clean water.
12:30
12:30

Arua Municipal Council Yet to Retain Essential Staff local government 2 1

On Tuesday during a joint meeting of heads of departments, it was resolved that all staff report work but take safety measures by washing hands and marinating social distance and avoid handshaking.
11:58
11:58

Pabbo S.S. Amuru Designated as COVID-19 Quarantine Centre Health Ministry 1

Pabbo S.S becomes second and prime isolation facility after the first emergency quarantine center was of four beds established at Elegu cross boarder by World Health Organization – WHO and International Organization for Migration (IOM).
11:14
11:14

Soroti Municipal Officials Evade COVID-19 Clearance Test Soroti District 2 1

URN has learnt that after the expiry of the 14- days self-quarantine on March 28th, the COVID-19 task force has failed to trace the officials to be cleared by the Ministry of Health.
14:49
14:49

RDC Halts Collection of Revenue Teso Sub Region 1 3

Edward George Onya Akonopesa says that while residents have resorted to selling their animals like goats and cattle at home, they are being ordered to pay taxes, which is illegal.
12:34
12:34

Patients in Kitgum Shun Health Facilities Kitgum municipality 4 1

Dr Geoffrey Okello, the Kitgum General Hospital Acting Medical Superintendent says the numbers have reduced significantly following reports of a patient who was isolated at the facility after presenting suspected symptoms of covid-19.
11:39
11:39

Residents Trekking Long Distances to Access Treatment COVID-19 1 2 Top story

Swabrah Nakanjako, a resident of Katosi town council in Mukono district, says that she has to trek to health facilities in Ntenjeru or Kisoga Sub County to treat her child. She proposes that government institutes health camps to help to bring treatment closer to residents.
11:10
11:10

Entebbe Hospital Shuts Down Other Services to Concentrate on COVID-19 Cases 1 1 Top story

Dr. Moses Muwanga, the Director Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says the hospital was increasingly becoming an unsafe and there was a need to shut down all other services and deploy health workers from other departments to support those already managing COVID-19 cases.
20:18
20:18

Bunyangabu LCV Chairman Arrested for Refusing to Handover District Vehicle Jane Asiimwe 2 1

Bunyangabu Resident District Commissioner Jane Asiimwe, who was part of the operation says that the district Covid-19 Rapid Response Team was struggling to do its job due to lack of vehicles. She explains that the district has only two vehicles that were used by a team of over ten members to traverse the whole district in response to alerts in relation to COVID-19.
20:15
20:15

Zombo Man Arrested for Death of Two Sons in Arson Attack suicide 2

Jawiambe Pascal, the LC 1 Chairperson of the village reported revealed that the two male juveniles identified as 7-year-old Denis Piyic and Gracious Ocayirwoth were locked up by their father who was under the influence of alcohol before they were set ablaze.
18:13
18:13

Wakiso District Health Team Tracking COVID-19 Suspects 2

Dr. Ssekabogo, notes that the district has already training for all lavatory technicians ad epidemic responses focal person on how to collect the sample from suspects. “We have received all the logistical support Uganda virus research institute and this has made our job easy. So far we have collected samples from over 100 people whom with have been tracing."
07:46
07:46

Gulu Suspends Renovation Works Worth UGX 369M Over COVID 3

Christine Gloria, the Gulu District Information Officer told URN that the works were halted following a directive by President, Yoweri Museveni banning all forms of gatherings.
17:04
17:04

Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines MoH 2 1

The sub-county Chairperson Hudson Kiyaga says that the landing site was overly congested making it hard for them to maintain social distancing recommendations. According to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation, individuals are supposed to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from any person who is coughing or sneezing.
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