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COVID-19: Health Ministry Planning to Turn Namboole Stadium into Health Facility Mulago Hospital 1 1

Atwine, who was responding to questions from Members of Parliament in regards to their preparation to handle cases in case they rise, said that at the moment they are handling cases of coronavirus in Entebbe Grade B hospital and Mulago hospital.
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1.5 Million Ugandans to Receive Relief health ministry 2 1

According to Rugunda, each vulnerable person will receive at least three Kilograms of beans, six kilograms of Maize flour and salt. He further revealed that lactating mothers and the sick will each get 2 kilograms of powdered milk and 2 kilograms of sugar for a month. It is not clear if the lactating mothers are part of the 1.5 million.
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Gulu Main Prisons Relocates Inmates to Nwoya Nwoya Prisons 1 1 Top story

Margaret Orik Obonyo, the Northern Regional Prisons Commander, says hundreds of inmates comprising both male and female were relocated to Nwoya Prisons on Wednesday to reduce congestion at Gulu Main Prisons.
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Health Ministry Gets Additional UGX 45b for COVID-19 Fight Parliament 3 1

The Budget committee has allocated addition 107 billion shillings to the health Ministry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Suspected COVID-19 Patient Escapes from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital 1 2

Charles Okello, a resident of Lanenober Parish in Lakwana Sub County was relocated from Omoro district coronavirus quarantine Centre in Opit Secondary School on Monday after coming into contact with his boss, a Kenyan businessman who tested positive for the deadly COVID-19 in Kenya.
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The Changing Face of Makerere University Hospital government 4 5 Top story

Dr. Byamugisha told URN in an exclusive interview that prior to the renovation of the hospital, the delivery of health services had become difficult and expensive to manage. All this has improved, despite the insatiable demands at the Hospital. Following months of renovation work, Dr. Josaphat K. Byamugisha, the Director of the newly transformed Makerere Health Services says he breathes with a sigh of relief.
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Entrance to Mbarara Central Market Restricted Security 5 1

The Chairman Mbarara central market, Muhammed Nyombi, says they have also resolved to close some entries to the market to manage and control the number of people and also to ensure that they abide by the handwashing guidelines.
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Seven Arrested in Amolatar for Defying Public Transport Ban COVID 19 1

The taxi registration number UAT 929M left for Lira from Amolatar before being intercepted by police who were enforcing presidential directives yesterday evening.
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Arua Municipal Council Yet to Retain Essential Staff local government 2 1

On Tuesday during a joint meeting of heads of departments, it was resolved that all staff report work but take safety measures by washing hands and marinating social distance and avoid handshaking.
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Refugees Stuck in Koboko after Transport Ban solomon osakan 2 2

The refugees were moved from Goboro collection centre after being cleared by the Office of the Prime Minister on March 26, 2020. They were supposed to be moved to Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Terego country, Arua district but have to go through Koboko and Yumbe districts and then to Imvepi after clearance from the local leaders of the districts.
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Mbale Blood Bank Begins Door-to-Door Collection Drive 4 1 Top story

Dr. Ahmed Bumba, the Principal Medical Officer in Charge of Mbale Regional Blood Bank, says to address the problem they have embarked on a door to door campaign calling upon Ugandans to donate blood. He explains that schools have been the biggest source of blood donors and their closure because of the COVID19 pandemic has hit the blood collection campaign hard.
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Kitgum Markets Decongested 2 1

The move to decongest the markets was reached by the district taskforce against coronavirus as part of an adherence to a recent presidential directive to Ugandans to stop social and public gathering as precautionary measures to contain the spread of the deadly COVID 19 pandemic.
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Car Owners in Gulu Plead for Movement Permits Speak Fm, Gulu 3

Jane Angom Mujoma, Speak FM Station Manager told URN that she spent over four hours at the RDC`s office before she was cleared to drive her vehicle to ferry her staffs to and from home.
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Security Gets More Money for Coronavirus Fight health sector 1 4 Top story

Although the Finance Ministry is seeking Shillings 284 billion to mitigate the corona virus pandemic impact, Shillings 81 billion is going to security while Shillings 62 billion will be channeled to the Health sector, which is at the forefront of combating corona virus.
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