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07:37
07:37

COVID-19: Countries Headed in the Wrong Direction- WHO COVID-19 Pandemic 1

According to WHO, by Monday 13 million cases and over 500,000 deaths were also reported.
14:20
14:20

Six New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed COVID-19 Pandemic

The six cases were part of 2,048 samples that were tested yesterday for the disease. Four of the confirmed cases were contacts from Busia, Malaba,Amuru and Kyotera district while two cases are from the Mutukula and Malaba points of entry.
19:49
19:49

WHO Launches Review in Global Response to COVID-19 COVID-19 Pandemic

The review which will be led by an evaluation panel will look at the way the WHO and the world at large responded to the COVID-19 pandmeic
12:46
12:46

COVID-19: Uganda’s Cases Rise to 977 WHO 1 Top story

The six cases that were reported were part of 3,451 samples that were tested yesterday. Four of the confirmed cases are truck drivers who entered the country through the Malaba Point of entry while two are community cases from Moyo and Tororo districts
10:50
10:50

High COVID-19 Cases Not Related to Mass Testing-WHO COVID-19 Pandemic

Data from the WHO shows that it took 12 weeks for the world to reach 400,000 cases of COVID-19. There have now been 11.4 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 535,000 deaths reported. As of today, 200,000 COVID-19 cases are being reported every day, across the world.
23:10
23:10

WHO Stops Use of Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir for COVID-19 Treatment

In a statement released today, the health agency said that the decision to stop the use of the drugs comes from a recommendation made by the Solidarity Trial’s International Steering Committee to discontinue the use of the drugs because they do not have any effect on hospitalised patients.
11:50
11:50

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 927 WHO

11 of the cases were from samples picked from truck drivers at different points of entry while five cases were picked from contacts in Amuru and Namulindwa.
11:29
11:29

African Countries Cautioned Against Rushing to Reopen Airspace WHO 2 Top story

Uganda has in recent weeks received nationals from India, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Rome, Iceland, Ireland and Egypt, many of whom were stuck in the countries when the airports were closed. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, around 2,400 Ugandans are expected to travel back into the country.
12:36
12:36

Four New COVID-19 Cases Recorded WHO

Despite the low number of recorded cases, health officials say that people should not think that the disease is being defeated. Dr Monica Musenero, an epidemiologist and a senior presidential advisor on epidemics says that the country is yet to feel the impact of the disease.
05:06
05:06

Ebola Outbreak Defeated in DRC After Almost Two Years WHO 1 2

The Ebola outbreak which began in August 2018 in eastern DRC, has claimed the lives of 2,300 people. A total of 3,500 people were infected with 1,200 recoveries being reported. The Ebola hemorrhagic fever is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads through human to human contact.
12:04
12:04

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 821 WHO 1 Top story

According to data from the World Health Organisation, the number of confirmed cases reported daily is on the rise.
23:21
23:21

Health Ministry to Conduct Fresh COVID-19 Community Survey WHO

This comes after pockets of positive cases were detected in different parts of the country with new community cases reported in parts of Jinja, Kampala, Kyotera, Amuru and Entebbe. To date, 770 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the country.
20:48
20:48

Africa on the Road to be Declared Free of Wild Poliovirus WHO 1 Top story

The Africa Regional Certification Commission(ARCC), an independent body responsible for certifying the eradication of wild poliovirus in Africa, on behalf of the World Health Organisation- WHO, today said that it would make its final decision about the region's wild polio virus status in August 2020.
12:45
12:45

14 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Cases Now at 755 WHO

Nine of the confirmed cases were picked from alerts and contacts of already confirmed cases in the areas of Kampala, Kyotera and Nebbi while five of the cases were picked from points of entry in Busia, Mirama Hills, Bunagana and Lia. An additional 27 foreign truck drivers who tested positive were sent back to their countries of origin.
12:20
12:20

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 741 WHO 2 Top story

Five of the cases are contacts of previously confirmed cases from Kyotera and Amuru districts, while four of the cases are truck drivers who were detected from the Malaba and Elegu points of entry. Additionally, 31 foreign truck drivers who tested positive were sent back to their countries of origin.
12:01
12:01

Eight New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed WHO

Four of the cases were picked from points of entry while another four were from alerts in the community; two from Kyotera, one from Kayunga and one from Amuru district. The country's total confirmed cases stands at 665, out of which 546 remain active in hospitals across the country.
08:39
08:39

WHO Study Recommends Use of Three Layered Fabric Masks COVID-19 1 3 Top story

Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, the COVID-19 Technical Leader at WHO says the new guidelines on masks should be followed because they offer better protection against COVID-19.
18:50
18:50

World Leaders Call for Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines United Nations 5

The leaders made the call during the Global Vaccine Summit that begun today in London. According to the leaders, all vaccines should be made available for all countries equally without considering the country of origin where the vaccines are made.
21:09
21:09

WHO Okays Use of Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Treatment Trials 1

Now a report from investigations and a review of the data from the published study and the solidarity trial show that the drugs do not present any harm to people that use it. The data was reviewed by the data safety and monitoring committees of the solidarity trial.
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