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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.
16:34
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Gov't Urged to Reappropriate Non-Essential Expenses to Support COVID 19 Response COVID 19 in Uganda 1 4

According to CSBAG, over 200 billion Shillings which were allocated for luxurious activities like gym memberships for civil servants and Members of Parliament and entertainment should go towards procuring equipment and facilitating health facilities to handle COVID 19.
15:12
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17 People Issued COVID-19 Self-Quarantine Discharge Certificates in Gulu deadly Coronavirus 2 1

Gulu District Information Officer – DIO, Gloria Aloyo told URN that the individuals whose names have been concealed for fear of stigma include government officials who willingly reported themselves to the district before undertaking self-quarantine.
07:22
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COVID 19: Uganda's Confirmed Cases Rise to 30 Ministry of Health 1

The seven cases were part of a group of 225 samples that were run at the Uganda Virus Research Institute on Saturday.
18:29
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Ntungamo Health Teams Monitoring 35 Teachers from Rwanda COVID 19 Outbreak 1 3

Over 500 teachers from Ntungamo and several other districts in Kigezi region have been teaching in Rwanda. However, they were forced to return home when schools closed, in the wake of an ourbreak of the Coronavirus Disease- COVID-19.
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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.
09:14
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COVID 19: Uganda's Cases Rise to 23 Ministry of Health

The five cases were part of a group of 227 samples that were carried out yesterday at the Uganda Virus Research Institute.Over 80 percent of the country's confirmed cases had traveled to Dubai in the last three weeks.
19:32
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Gov't Sets New Rules to Guide COVID-19 Fight Ministry of Health

The new law makes it a crime to escape from quarantine facilities. Once found guilty, persons can serve two months imprisonment
18:37
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Ministers, MPs Who Evaded COVID-19 Quarantine Tasked to 'Come Out' Parliament 2 1 Top story

The MP's say that they have reliable information that some Ministers and Members travelled abroad and only returned recently but were not quarantined yet they continue to move out in the public.
16:58
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Kitgum Medic Isolated After Developing Covid-19 Symptoms Ministry of Health 2

Dr Pamela Akot, the Medical Director St Joseph's Hospital Kitgum says the health worker went to the health facility on Tuesday and disclosed to her colleagues she had fever adding that tests for malaria and other ailment conducted on her all came out negative.
15:59
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COVID - 19: Health Ministry Increases Call Center Staff to Deal with Emergencies COVID 19 Outbreak 1 1

Three numbers and 100 people are going to be available for all people who need assistance and information regarding COVID 19 starting today evening
07:23
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COVID-19: Pharmacists Emphasise Use of Water, Soap COVID 19 2 1 Top story

Dr. Samuel Opio, the Secretary, Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda, says the sale of substandard hand sanitisers will impact negatively on the country’s preventive methods against the corona virus pandemic, saying there is need for government to do something to address the situation.
19:41
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Border Closure: Salt Prices Double COVID 19 2 1

Ritah Nakazzi, a wholesale trader in Kikuubo blames the increase in the price of salt on the closure of the Uganda-Kenya border.
19:01
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Kaberamaido Health Workers Opt to Attend to Patients Under Trees COVID -19 Pandemic 2 2 Top story

The Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Kaberamaido, Jackson Luke Jackson Abwangamoi, was surprised to hear that the hospital administration wasn't adhering to the new directives of providing hand washing facilities at the hospital.
15:41
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Experts Want TB Treatment Duration Reduced Ministry of Health 3

Wobudeya who is also a Paediatric TB specialist says but even with a reduction in treatment duration, clinical investigations are showing the same problem to be persisting with many patients still not adhering to treatment.
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Uganda Registers Eight More COVID-19 Cases Ministry of Health

All the eight cases are Uganda nationals who travelled to Uganda from Dubai. It remains unclear whether the confirmed cases came into contact with the first patient.
18:28
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COVID - 19: MPs Want Immediate Solutions to Livelihoods after Restrictions Parliament 1 3

MPs want commercial banks to relax and reschedule the loan repayment period for borrowers for at least 90 days in the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
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Soroti Hospital Moves to Decongest Wards in the Face of COVID-19 Soroti District 2 1 Top story

Dr. Michael Mwanga, the Director Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, says they are now limiting every patient to one attendant. He revealed that they have already issued notices to all the wards and are awaiting action on Monday evening.
14:24
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UCC Cautions Against Circulating Fake Information on COVID- 19 COVID -19 3

The communications regulator observes that there is an increase in cases of misinformation through publication of audios and videos, circulating on digital platforms following the confirmation of the first case of COVID-19 on Saturday. In a statement, UCC warned that this conduct can cause civil disobedience, incitement of violence against people and their property and financial turmoil.
07:51
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Two Gateway Buses Intercepted on Suspicion of Carrying COVID-19 Suspects Ministry of Health 3

Dr. Moses Okwir, the Coronavirus focal point person at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says they acted on a tip off from concerned citizens. He says they received information indicating that two ladies from Nairobi suspected to be infected with corona were heading to Moroto from Mbale aboard a Gateway bus destined to arrive around 5:00 pm.
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