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13:58
13:58

Few COVID-19 Cases A Threat to Ongoing Research-Scientists 2 1 Top story

Prof Pontiano Kaleebu, the Executive Director of Uganda Virus Research Institute, says that while the decrease in COVID-19 cases is a blessing in disguise, it is going to affect many ongoing studies. According to Kaleebu, at the time that many studies were reported, the country was reporting at least 200 cases a day.
11:55
11:55

65% of COVID-19 Deaths in Uganda Occurred During Campaign Season Ministry of Health 2

The highest number of deaths was recorded in November 2020 with 94 deaths reported followed by December with 47 deaths. Since the beginning of 2021,74 deaths were reported in the month of January. This accounts for more than 65 percent of the total number of deaths that have been reported in the country.
13:49
13:49

Number of Positive COVID-19 Returnees on the Rise MOH

As of today, 29 returnees have tested positive for COVID-19. This number is expected to rise with return of more people
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
11:56
11:56

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Hit 848 MOH 1 Top story

All the positive cases are Ugandan nationals. 12 of the positive cases were picked from communities in Tororoo,Luwero and Amuru while three of the cases were of truck drivers from points of entry.
15:12
15:12

Foreign Truck Drivers off List as Uganda Revises COVID-19 Cases WHO 1 1

According to the health ministry, the removal of the cases was a directive from President Yoweri Museveni. The WHO country representative says Uganda's move is okay as long as neighbouring countries are informed so that the discarded numbers can be added onto their country of origin
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.
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.
19:10
19:10

UVRI Explains How Truck Driver Tested Positive in Uganda, Negative in Kenya East Africa 1 1

The standard news media of Kenya reported today that the Kenya Medical Research Institute had overturned COVID-19 test results on a Kenyan long-distance truck driver who was tested positive in Uganda while on transit a fortnight ago.
07:03
07:03

COVID-19: 33 Cases Confirmed in Uganda Ministry of Health 1 Top story

"Out of 203 samples that were tested today (Sunday), 3 were confirmed positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases in Uganda to 33," said the Health Minister, Dr. Ruth Aceng on Sunday evening.
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