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13:55
13:55

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 902 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

The confirmed cases are part of 1,958 samples that were tested yesterday. All of the confirmed cases are Ugandans. Seven of the confirmed cases are contacts who were picked from Amuru and Tororo while the other cases were of two truck drivers from the Malaba point of entry
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.
13:55
13:55

5000 Schools Might Close Due to Lockdown-NPA COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Matte also noted that only about 30 percent of the learners are benefiting from the interventions by the Education and Sports Ministry and other stakeholders.
13:02
13:02

Eight New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Cases Rise to 763 COVID-19 Pandemic 1

Five of the confirmed cases are truck drivers picked from Elegu, Busia and Malaba while three were picked from alerts and contacts of already confirmed cases in Kyotera district.
07:41
07:41

EU Commits UGX 8.3b Towards Uganda's COVID-19 Response European Union 3 1

The money is going to be channelled through Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) as grants to complement the government’s efforts.
16:34
16:34

Uganda’s COVID-19 Infections Enter Stage Three COVID-19 Pandemic 2

Stage three is deemed the most deadly stage by experts with cases reported everywhere with no trace of how exactly they could have gotten infected with.
18:15
18:15

Museveni Lists Liquidity Plans for COVID-19 Affected Firms COVID-19 Pandemic 1 2 Top story

In his state of the Nation Address, which mainly focused on the Covid-19 pandemic, its effect on the economy and plans by government, Museveni revealed that Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija has proposed several measures meant to provide liquidity to private firms affected by the lockdown.
01:36
01:36

84 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Caseload at 413 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

52 cases were truck drivers who entered the country through Elegu and Busia points of entry. The highest number of cases-50 entered through the Elegu point of entry. 32 cases were contacts to previously confirmed cases that were under quarantine, according to the health ministry.
01:28
01:28

36 New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed MOH 1 Top story

The new cases comprise 24 truck drivers who entered the country through the Elegu, Malaba and Lia points of entry. At least 20 of drivers entered through the Elegu border point, while 12 of the reported new cases were picked from members of the community.
14:52
14:52

Amuria District Councilors Demand Accountability for COVID-19 Funds COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

During a council meeting on Wednesday, David Ewayu, the district councillor for Kuju Sub County questioned why only the contributions from Ministers Musa Ecweru, the State Minister for Disaster Preparedness, and Gen. Jeje Odongo, the Minister for Internal Affairs were recorded.
15:36
15:36

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.
06:31
06:31

10 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded MOH 1 Top story

The 10 include nine truck drivers and one contact of a confirmed truck driver. This brings the number of confirmed cases for truck drivers to 145. The new cases were part of 1,497 samples that were tested on Wednesday.
10:55
10:55

WHO Boss Re-echoes Need for Unity to Conquer COVID-19 MOH 1 3

The WHO director general asked all member countries to put their difference aside and stand united against COVID-19
08:25
08:25

12 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Among Truck Drivers UVRI 1

All the 12 cases are Ugandan truck drivers who entered the country using different points of entry on Monday. To date over 160 drivers have tested positive.
17:47
17:47

Former Etop Journalists Struggling to Survive After Termination Vision Group 1 3

Julius Obongo, an Ateso Translator for Etop Newspaper, says he was handed his termination letter on Friday at head office. He says that much as the decision by top management was conducted after special considerations, it caught them off-guard especially amidst the Covid-19 crisis.
17:02
17:02

45 Contacts of Covid-19 Positive Businessman Quarantined in Teso COVID-19 Pandemic 3 1

The primary contacts were tracked from Soroti, Kumi and Bukedea while some of the secondary contacts have been found in Agule Sub County, Pallisa district.
04:16
04:16

13 More Truck Drivers Test Positive for COVID-19, Cases Jump to 139 MOH 2 Top story

The new cases are seven Ugandans, five Kenyans and one Eritrean who arrived from Tanzania, South Sudan and Kenya via Mutukula, Elegu and Malaba border posts.
15:51
15:51

Truck Drivers Defy Parking Orders in Kumi COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

Silas Aogon, the Kumi Municipality Member of Parliament, says the truck drivers park with the help of police enforcing the curfew. He claims that the officers pocket bribes from the drivers to allow them park and continue with their journey at dawn.
23:22
23:22

COVID-19: Uganda's Cases Rise to 122 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

The new cases is Ugandan truck driver who arrived from Juba via Elegy. His sample was part of 2,296 other samples that were tested today at the Uganda Virus Research Institute
15:47
15:47

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

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.
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