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17:58
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Hefty Fines Await Returning Citizens upon Violation of COVID-19 Conditions Ministry of Health 1 1

In England, those who breach Coronavirus quarantine are charged 1000 Pounds (4.6 million Shillings) or prosecution with an unlimited fine, while removal from the country is a last resort for foreigners, while persons are fined 100 Pounds or 464,000 Shillings for not filling in the contact locator form, which would indicate the details of how one can be traced. The UK Government pays surprise visits to the people to ensure that they are quarantining.
14:20
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COVID-19: Lira Regional Hospital Should Prepare to Handle More Cases Ministry of Health 5 1

Although Lira is already overwhelmed with patients just like the other Referral hospitals in the region, the officials says more patients will have to be brought in since sporadic cases are still being confirmed.
21:03
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COVID-19: Lira Medical Worker Infected, Admitted in Entebbe Ministry of Health 3

The first health worker to be infected in the whole Country got exposed early this week and has been taken to Entebbe General Hospital for proper management.
15:36
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Kitgum Municipal Authorities Want Pandwong Health Centre III to Resume Operations Ministry of Health 3 1

The Kitgum Municipality Mayor Walter Tooroma says assessments conducted by Ministry of Health on the health center for the past two months has given a negative rating, an indicator that it has not been not fully operational.
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Health Ministry Seeks UGX 700Bn for Covid-19 Response Plan Ministry of Health 4 1

The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has told parliament that her ministry needs a total of Shillings 1.02 trillion Covid-19 response budget for the period of March to September 2020.
15:33
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City Dwellers Turn to Public Parks to Kill Boredom Ministry of Health 3 1

Choloco Anyai, a resident of Nsambya, who our reporter found resting in Equatorial Park next to her two-year-old child who was drinking water, said she was tired of the psychological torture brought by her extended family members at home.
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Ministry of Health Traces 14,000 Travellers for COVID-19 Testing COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Ministry of Health has said it has so far tracked down and tested 14,000 people of the 18,000 who came into the country from 7th to 22nd of March.
14:36
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Stop Using Pregnant Mothers as Stickers to Drive Around - Health Ministry Human rights 2 1

Speaking to the press at the media center, Dr Joyce Moriku, the state minister of primary healthcare said that the ministry is receiving a lot of complaints and receiving concerns that some people are using pregnant mothers who are not at term as stickers and tickets to do their own business moving on roads.
14:27
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MPs Start Receiving UGX 20m COVID-19 Cash Ministry of Health 1 1

MPs Start Receiving UGX 20 m COVID Cash Members of Parliament have started receiving the 10 billion shillings supplementary for COVID-19 intervention despite a court order halting the process.
14:04
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8 Watoto Choir Members from UK Team Test Negative for COVID-19 Quarantine 2 1

Rwotlonyo added that the choir of 22 from Canada has also been discharged after they all emerged negative for COVID-19 upon completion of several tests. He, however, asked the Church to keep praying for those on treatment until they attain complete recovery.
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Luweero Trading Centres Defy Presidential Directives on COVID-19 Ministry of Health 5 1

Livingstone Kategeya the former LC III Chairperson of Kamira sub county says that in the trading centers people still gather in groups from midday to midnight and sip local brew using pots.
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Health Workers Storm Ministry Over Stickers Ministry of Health 1 4 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.
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Masaka Taskforce Clears Free Movement of Discharged Patients from Hospitals Ministry of Health 3 1

However, Ssentongo says the District Emergence Taskforce has found it necessary to give a waiver to patients have been discharged such that they can get back home, which will also help to decongest the hospitals.
17:04
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Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines MoH 1 2

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.
11:27
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Corona Virus: Wash Hands After Counting Money Ministry of Health 2 1 Top story

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director-General of Health Services, says money is one of the confirmed ways of spreading the Corona virus disease in addition to sneezing, coughing and handshakes.
09:05
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Health Ministry Cautions Ugandans Against Spreading Rumors on COVID19 Corona virus 2

Dr. Henry Mwebesa, the Director-General of Health Services, says as the Ministry is struggling to keep Corona virus at bay, they are also battling misinformation spreading on social media and other platforms.
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Corona Virus: Parents Backtrack on Demand to Evacuate Students from China Ministry of Health 1 3 Top story

Parents whose children are stuck in China following the Corona virus outbreak have backtracked on their initial demands to have the students brought back amidst the crisis.
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Mulago Handling Referrals from Kawempe, Kiruddu Only Ministry of Health 1

The hospital Principal Administrator David Nuwamanya told Uganda Radio Network this morning that they resolved to first handle the old cases that have been referred to the facilities that had filled the gap when they closed for renovation.
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Gov't to Award Health Workers to Boost Quality Health Care Dr Jane Ruth Aceng 2

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng. Aceng said that the awards are also meant to celebrate health workers who provide quality healthcare under unsuitable working environments like in hard to reach areas.
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Buganda Kingdom, Ministry of Health Sign Agreement to Promote Good Health Dr Diana Atwine 2

Dubbed, ‘Cultural Approach against HIV/Aids and the use of cultural approach for good health, the agreement that will run for five years will see Buganda Kingdom through its ministry for Social Development engage in awareness campaigns that aims at reducing HIV prevalence in Buganda.
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