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06:47
06:47

12 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed COVID-19 in Uganda 1 Top story

Of the 12 new cases, five are of truck drivers who entered the country through the Elegu point of entry, while seven are contacts of previously confirmed cases. Another 25 foreign truck drivers were handed over to their countries after testinb positive.
10:32
10:32

Truck Drivers in Uganda to Be Tested for COVID-19 COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1

As part of the new measures, transport or logistic companies will have to test all their drivers within the country and then adopt and implement the new “Truck Driver Journey Management System” Mobile application for easier monitoring.
15:47
15:47

Locked Up at Work; The Tale of a 50-Year-Old Market Vendor COVID-19 Pandemic 1 4

On this day, Amina went to work like any other day. However, what started as a normal day has turned into months of lengthy shifts in the market since the ban on public transport on March 25. Amina used to commute from Kito Village, in Kira Sub county, Wakiso district to come to Nakawa Market on a daily basis.
23:22
23:22

Five More People Test Positive to COVID-19, Cases Rise to 121 COVID-19 in Uganda 1 Top story

The new cases include two Ugandan truck drivers who arrived from the Elegu border post and three Kenyan drivers who entered through Malaba border post.
07:33
07:33

Another Truck Driver Tests Positive, Uganda Now has 101 Cases COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The case is a 32-year-old driver who entered the country via the Mutukula border. His sample was among 3,091 samples that were tested at the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI.
16:34
16:34

Truck Drivers Giving False Information at Entry Points-MOH COVID-19 Pandemic 3 1

Atek Kagirita, the ministry of health COVID-19 Incident Commander says instead of registering the number plates of cars, the clever driver registers the trailer number. As a result, officials are unsure about the whereabouts of 13 truck drivers who tested positive and are believed to have entered the country and exited without coming into contact with health officials after their results were released.
11:15
11:15

Uganda’s COVID-19 Cases Could Increase When Lockdown is Lifted-Scientists COVID-19 in Uganda 1 4

The scientists who are part of the national task force say that is it inevitable for the number of confirmed cases to rise when the lockdown is lifted because Ugandans who are currently in their homes now will have the opportunity to mix and hence spread the disease.
09:01
09:01

COVID-19: Uganda's Cases Rise to 85 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

The two cases are a 35 year old Kenyan male driver who entered the country through the Busia border. The second case is a Ugandan male from Masindi who was confirmed through the ongoing health ministry community survey
09:38
09:38

Lacor Hospital Suspected COVID-19 Deaths Test Negative for Virus COVID-19 in Uganda

The two deaths that occured on Sunday were of a 59-year-old Kenyan truck driver and an 18-year-old female who was admitted at the hospital.
10:51
10:51

The World Never Listened to Advice on COVID-19 Before Cases Escalated - WHO Chief COVID-19 in Uganda 1 2

According to WHO, countries should ease lockdowns after they can carry out mass testing, and can comfortably treat all the confirmed cases. In addition to this, there need to be provisions to prevent the disease in highly populated public places such as schools and workplaces.
02:29
02:29

COVID-19: Uganda COVID-19 Cases now at 75 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

The new case is a 43-year-old Ugandan truck driver who entered the country through the Malaba border crossing from Kenya.
07:10
07:10

COVID-19:11 New Cases Confirmed COVID-19 in Uganda 2 Top story

According to the health ministry, all the new cases are of truck drivers from Kenya and Tanzania who entered the country between Thursday and Friday
07:51
07:51

Body of Ugandan Repatriated from Dubai Not Related to COVID-19 COVID-19 in Uganda

Ministry of Health officials say that reports indicating that a body of someone who succumbed to COVID-19 in Dubai was repatriated to Uganda are false and unfounded. The Director-General of Health Services Dr Henry Mwebesa says that the person whose body was repatriated from Dubai passed away due to an accident and not COVID-19.
15:40
15:40

Medical Interns Vow to Continue Staying Home COVID-19 in Uganda 1 2

Dr. Herbert Luswata, the FAMU Welfare Chairperson, says the interns have decided to stay home if they cannot be provided with PPE. He says over half of the intern training centers are going to be affected by this decision.
07:25
07:25

COVID-19: Uganda's Confirmed Cases Rise to 54 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

The confirmed case is among the 169 people tested on Sunday by the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI, according to the ministry of health. The Health Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, said while Uganda had registered one more case, the release of four patients from Entebbe is good news.
23:04
23:04

Health Ministry Tracing 2000 People Suspected to be Exposed to COVID-19 COVID-19 in Uganda 1

The travelers are suspected of having come from Dubai and other high risk countries before the health ministry put travel restrictions on travelers from countries like US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain
21:37
21:37

COVID-19: Ugandan Cases now Stand at 45 COVID-19 in Uganda 1

The latest case is of a 22-year-old female, a resident of Nkokonjeru, Wakiso District and wife to a previously confirmed case who arrived from Dubai on March 20, 2020.
11:37
11:37

Health Ministry to Release 200 People from Institutional Quarantine COVID-19 in Uganda 1 1 Top story

According to the health ministry, the release of the first batch of 28 people should have taken place on Monday, March 30, 2020. However, Atek Kagirita, the COVID-19 Incidence Manager at the Ministry of Health says that the government is going to delay the release of people to ensure that they free from the deadly virus.
15:12
15:12

Uganda’s COVID-19 Cases are Low Risk - Epidemiologists COVID-19 in Uganda 1

According to health officials, the infection trends as of now means Uganda might not record any deaths associated with the disease. This they say is a good thing because the country can treat and handle the disease.
10:25
10:25

LOP Decries Brutality in Enfocement of Anti COVID-19 Measures President Museveni 4

The ban that started on Thursday, March 26, has seen a number of people arrested, and others clobbered for defying presidential directives that were issued as part of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19, a lethal virus that has attacked the human race, from all corners of the World.
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