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20:25

'Silence the Guns' and Face COVID-19 Battle -UN Tells Fighting Groups 2 Top story

“The fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in an appeal issued on Monday. “That is why today, I am calling for an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world. It is time to put armed conflict on lockdown and focus together on the true fight of our lives.”
19:58
19:58

WHO, FIFA Unveil Joint Campaign to Tackle COVID-19 1

Through the campaign, dubbed “Pass the message to kick out coronavirus” football stars are promoting five key steps for people to follow to protect their health in line with WHO guidance, focused on handwashing, coughing etiquette, not touching your face, physical distance and staying home if feeling unwell.
18:53
18:53

COVID-19: Ugandans Stranded in Middle East as Companies Close COVID -19

The restaurant I have been working at in Abu Dhabi closed last week due to Coronavirus. I have no money because I have been sending it home, I don’t know what to do next.
18:28
18:28

COVID - 19: MPs Want Immediate Solutions to Livelihoods after Restrictions Parliament 3 1

MPs want commercial banks to relax and reschedule the loan repayment period for borrowers for at least 90 days in the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
17:42
17:42

74 Teachers Questioned for Operating During COVID-19 Lockdown COVID 19 1 4

Schools across the country were prematurely closed at the end of last week, following a presidential directive aimed at controlling large gatherings, a precursor for the spread of the strain of the virus, which has so far claimed 12,784 lives across the world. Ugandans were thereafter advised to stay at home in self-quarantine.
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17:38

Soroti Hospital Moves to Decongest Wards in the Face of COVID-19 Soroti District 2 1 Top story

Dr. Michael Mwanga, the Director Soroti Regional Referral Hospital, says they are now limiting every patient to one attendant. He revealed that they have already issued notices to all the wards and are awaiting action on Monday evening.
14:45
14:45

Family of Six Quarantined at Landing Site in Nakasongola MV Kyoga ferry 2

The family of six, which was travelling from Kenya to Kampala, was intercepted by Policemen immediately after docking at Zengebe Landing Site on Sunday.
14:24
14:24

UCC Cautions Against Circulating Fake Information on COVID- 19 COVID -19 3

The communications regulator observes that there is an increase in cases of misinformation through publication of audios and videos, circulating on digital platforms following the confirmation of the first case of COVID-19 on Saturday. In a statement, UCC warned that this conduct can cause civil disobedience, incitement of violence against people and their property and financial turmoil.
13:41
13:41

Police Uses Live Bullets to Disperse Traders in Bududa Weekly Markets 5

Moses Luka, a trader condemned police for beating and arresting them, saying that the police cells where they are taking them are equally not safe in this period.
12:36
12:36

Lira District Postpones World TB Day Celebration COVID-19 2

This year, the day would have been marked under the theme ‘It’s Time’. The spotlight this year is on urgently accelerating the TB response to save lives and end suffering.
10:50
10:50

Isolated Congolese National Tests Negataive to COVID-19 corona virus 1

The patient is a 15-year-old girl who reportedly crossed from the Democratic Republic of Congo, through Lake Albert waters and landed at Ndaiga landing site in Kagadi district on Friday. The teenager first reported to Kagadi Central Police Station after failing to locate the Hospital, to seek treatment after experiencing general body weakness, Headache Fever and cough.
08:07
08:07

Coronavirus: 95 Passengers Quarantined at Kirigime Guest House Corona virus 4 3

Patrick Besigye Keihwa, the Kabale district LC 5 Chairperson, says government promised to meet the costs of quarantining the travelers at Kirigime guest house following protracted negotiations.
07:51
07:51

Two Gateway Buses Intercepted on Suspicion of Carrying COVID-19 Suspects Ministry of Health 3

Dr. Moses Okwir, the Coronavirus focal point person at Moroto Regional Referral Hospital, says they acted on a tip off from concerned citizens. He says they received information indicating that two ladies from Nairobi suspected to be infected with corona were heading to Moroto from Mbale aboard a Gateway bus destined to arrive around 5:00 pm.
07:26
07:26

32 Company Employees Detained Briefly for Defying COVID-19 Guidelines Corona Virus 2

The 32 employees led by Peter Mbaasa were found holed up at Campus Bar and Lodges along Fort portal-Ibanda Mbarara road in Kamwenge town.
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