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Staff Shortage Hits Gulu COVID-19 Treatment Unit understaffing 2 1

Dr Paska Apiyo disclosed with the spike in new cases, the unit is being operated by only eight personnel; 4 nurses, a medical doctor and a physician including two cleaners saying work volume has over stretched them.
18:54
18:54

COVID -19 Patients in Gulu Violating Home Based Care Treatment Guidelines Ministry of Health 2 1

William Onyai, the Gulu District Health Educator says that they have received information that the patients are mixing with other members of the public.
15:13
15:13

Masaka in Oxygen Crisis as Production Plant Breaks Down 2 1

The crisis has caused panic among health authorities not only at the regional referral but also in other hospitals and health units that depend on the plant for oxygen. The breakdown comes amidst an increase in hospital admissions for Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) patients.
13:14
13:14

Taxi Operators Create Illegal Stages Near District Boundaries 2 1

To stop taxis crossing from Mukono to Buikwe, the police have mounted a roadblock at Kikondo-Namagunga. Another has been set up at Buyira-Nkokonjeru to block movements connecting to Katosi road.

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19:52
19:52

Pictorial: Museveni Delivers State of the Nation Address Top story

The President's address focused on security, covid-19 panademic, the economy among others.

Business and finance

16:43
16:43

Oil and Gas: New Licensing Roadmap Set As Gov’t Woos Oil Investors TOTAL UGANDA 1 3

Director Petroleum Exploration Development and Production Department, Honey Malinga says the grant of exploration licenses is expected to take place at the end of this year.
10:19
10:19

Lira Market COVID-19 Task Force Struggling to Enforce SOPs COVID_19 SOPs 2 4

William Apea, a member of the task force is worried that the covid-19 cases could be high in the market since the traders and customers have failed to adhere to the guidelines.
18:40
18:40

Under Funding Of Local Gov'ts Undermining Decentralisation Policy-Experts Budget 4

According to the planned expenditure, 82% of the budget will be managed by the central government, while local governments get 16%, which the experts say is too little to enable local governments operate effectively.
18:30
18:30

Cross Border Business Booms at Elegu Despite Transport Ban Elegu Township 3 1

Joseph Nyeko, a cross border fuel dealer in Elegu explains that business is continuing normally without any interference as long as one puts on a face mask, sanitizes hands and observes social distancing rules.

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