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21:30

10 People Isolated in Gulu for Defying COVID-19 Guidelines 1

Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the District LC 5 Chairperson revealed that the suspects were tracked down by the COVID-19 Gulu Taskforce backed by police pursued the individuals and managed to confine them under strict conditions.
20:36
20:36

Public Transport Suspended for 14-Days to Contain Coronavirus 1 Top story

The only vehicles that will be allowed to move are the trucks delivering cargo and food stuffs, delivery vans, pickups, other essential commodities and vehicles belonging to security organs like the police and the army, ministry of health vehicles, some of the institutional vehicles doing essential work, vehicles for sanitary services like those of the KCCA taking kasasiro among others.
20:06
20:06

Wildlife Authority Suspends Primate Tourism and Research in Protected Areas COVID-19 1 1

UWA Executive Director Sam Mwandha announced that the activities will be suspended until April 30, 2020 due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the eventual confirmation of a number of cases in Uganda. Up to 14 cases have so far been confirmed in the country, according to an update issued by the Ministry of Health today.
19:32
19:32

Gov't Sets New Rules to Guide COVID-19 Fight Ministry of Health

The new law makes it a crime to escape from quarantine facilities. Once found guilty, persons can serve two months imprisonment
19:02
19:02

Archbishop Kazimba Orders Closure of Church Offices Countrywide 1 3

The Archbishop says that with the rapid spread of the virus, it is wise to have all staff work from home. He said that the province has already laid out a strategy by identifying those who can work from home and those who need to take a break, until the situation nomalises.
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18:37

Ministers, MPs Who Evaded COVID-19 Quarantine Tasked to 'Come Out' Parliament 2 1 Top story

The MP's say that they have reliable information that some Ministers and Members travelled abroad and only returned recently but were not quarantined yet they continue to move out in the public.
17:24
17:24

100 Veterans Evicted From Kapeeka Town amid Coronavirus Fears

The veterans have camped in Kapeeka town since 2016, allegedly waiting for compensation for their contribution to the war that ushered in the National Resistance Army-NRA regime, then led by President Museveni. The veterans are from Kiboga, Kampala Mbarara, Ntungamo, Kyegegwa, Kiruhura, Isingiro, Rakai and Masaka among other districts.
16:58
16:58

Kitgum Medic Isolated After Developing Covid-19 Symptoms Ministry of Health 2

Dr Pamela Akot, the Medical Director St Joseph's Hospital Kitgum says the health worker went to the health facility on Tuesday and disclosed to her colleagues she had fever adding that tests for malaria and other ailment conducted on her all came out negative.
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Four Isolated in Luweero, Distress Calls Overwhelm Health Officers COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Luweero District Health Officer Dr Innocent Nkonwa says that samples from the suspects have been dispatched to Uganda Virus Research Institute for testing. Nkonwa added that the district has since designated Nyimbwa Health Center IV to host coronavirus suspects.
15:59
15:59

COVID - 19: Health Ministry Increases Call Center Staff to Deal with Emergencies COVID 19 Outbreak 1 1

Three numbers and 100 people are going to be available for all people who need assistance and information regarding COVID 19 starting today evening
15:02
15:02

COVID-19: Illegal Entry by South Sudan Nationals Worries Authorities in Amuru Elegu Border Post 1

Lakony says the residents both from South Sudan and Uganda are reportedly crossing over via River Unyama and later move through a foot path along Attiak Sugarcane plantation which has no security personnel.
15:01
15:01

Mbale Covid-19 Suspects Released for Self Quarantine 1

A health worker at the facility who preferred anonymity says that after the samples of the suspected victims were taken, they were told to return home and self-quarantine. The Mbale District Health Officer, Jonathan Wangusi said they were acting according to the ministry of health guidelines.
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14:24

COVID-19 Cases Rise to 14 in Uganda 1 2 Top story

Among the infected is an eight months old baby from Iganga district, whose father had previously travelled to Kisumu, a town in the Neighboring Kenya, a 64-year-old Ugandan fron Najjanankumbi, who returned from Germany and a 57-year-old trader with no travel history, currently admitted at Adjuman hospital.
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Pictorial: How Markets Are Combating the Spread of COVID19 kalerwe market

Uganda since confirmed 9 corona cases and a hunt is still on for several other people who returned from Dubai in the past two weeks.
11:20
11:20

Orthodox Archbishop Referred to Kampala COVID-19 2 3

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, says Byakatonda was transferred on the recommendation from the Health Ministry following a request by Metropolitan Yonah Lwanga, the Orthodox Archbishop of Uganda.
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10:47

Medics Resort to Offering Clients 90 Days HIV Drug Refills Baylor Uganda 1

At Baylor Uganda, an entity that focuses on HIV in children, Dr. Sabrina Kitaka a senior pediatrician told Uganda Radio Network this morning that clients have been given refills to last them 90 days in order to minimize patient – doctor contact.
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08:08

COVID-19: Ban on Public Gatherings Frustrates Couples 2 2

Pastor Julius Rwotlonyo, the Associate Team Leader of Watoto Church, says 12 couples have been affected. He says one couple has postponed their wedding to a later date while 4 have accepted to have a “scientific wedding”. “It is not an easy issue, so the others are yet to confirm with us if they would like to carry on with the weddings or not,” he said.
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COVID-19: Pharmacists Emphasise Use of Water, Soap COVID 19 2 1 Top story

Dr. Samuel Opio, the Secretary, Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda, says the sale of substandard hand sanitisers will impact negatively on the country’s preventive methods against the corona virus pandemic, saying there is need for government to do something to address the situation.
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