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21:11
21:11

Parliament Summons Three Ministers for Flouting COVID-19 Regulations SOPs 1 2 Top story

Aceng was captured on camera meeting hundreds of people in Aromo Sub County in Lira District on Friday where she had gone to the launch mosquito net distribution without wearing a face mask.
17:31
17:31

Parliament Demands Evaluation of Covid-19 Lockdown Government 1 2

Kadaga also questioned how long the lockdown will continue. She asked the Prime Minister to prepare an evaluation.
14:04
14:04

Isingiro District Gets First COVID-19 Community Case MOH 1

Isingiro Resident District Commissioner Herbert Muhangi says that the district gets many people from Tanzania trying to enter the country illegally to sell merchandise. At the same time, a number of Ugandans go to Tanzania to till gardens.
13:05
13:05

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1,025 MOH

The cases were from 2,292 samples that were tested yesterday. Seven were from truck drivers that were picked different points of entry- Malaba, Mirama Hills and Elegu.
12:37
12:37

Ministry of Health Asks Foreign Affairs to Limit Number of Returnees COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that if the number is limited it will enable the health workers to manage the returnees, who are supposed to undergo institutional quarantine.
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.
21:34
21:34

Uganda in Talks with UK University to Take Part in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials 2

The Imperial College London began human trials of their vaccine in June 2020 with a small dose of the vaccine being administered to a volunteer in West London. A total of 50 participants will take part in the trial to determine the safety and immunogenicity of the vaccine.
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
12:59
12:59

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Reach 1,000 MOH 2 1 Top story

As the country hits the 1,000 mark, health officials are worried that this could be the start of a different picture of the diseases where it could easily reach the 10,000 mark
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.
05:38
05:38

Relatives Could be Asked to Donate Blood for Loved Ones if Shortage Persists COVID-19 2 2

The desperate move comes amidst a shortage of blood due to the lockdown that led to the closure of educational institutions which are the major blood donors. The blood Bank collected 56,800 Units against a target of 75,000 units of blood during the month of April, the time when the country was in total lockdown
16:04
16:04

44 COVID-19 Suspects Discharged from Kakumiro Quarantine Centre

Health officials and the COVID-19 Taskforce in the district placed the suspects under quarantine on June 26, 2020, after they were suspected to have come into close contact with a 30-year-old man who tested positive for the virus in the district.
12:54
12:54

18 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed MOH

According to the health ministry, all persons who travelled with the positive case on July 5 from India are under observation and have been tested once for the disease. The positive case was also in quarantine by the time the virus was detected.
07:50
07:50

More Animal-to-Human Diseases Likely to Emerge –Report Ebola

It points out that anthropogenic pressures, or human impact on the environment as some of the trends driving the increasing emergence of zoonotic diseases, like COVID-19, Ebola, MERS and West Nile fever – to spread from animal hosts into human populations.
20:47
20:47

Parliament Discussed Loans Worth UGX 2.5 Trillion in June irrigation 2

The 10 loan requests were introduced by the Ministry of Finance to Parliament in the month of June alone. They came just a month after Parliament approved another 2.9 trillion Shillings to mitigate the effects of COVID-19.
13:03
13:03

Three Returnees Test Positive for COVID-19 MOH

According to Ministry of Health, the three travelers are undergoing treatment at Mulago National Referral Hospital and Entebbe General Hospital.
17:32
17:32

191 Defilement Cases Reported in Albertine Region During COVID-19 2

According to the breakdown, 20 cases were reported in Kibaale, 34 in Kiryandongo, 16 in Buliisa, 21 in Kakumiro, 22 in Masindi, 20 in Hoima, 27 in Kikuube and 31 in Kagadi.
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.
17:00
17:00

Gov't Halts Return of Stranded Ugandans from Abroad COVID-19 1 1 Top story

It is estimated that around 1,500 returnees will be affected by the decision. These who will have to reschedule their travel are Ugandans from North America, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, China and Malaysia who were scheduled to arrive next week.
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