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21:32
21:32

Uganda Records more 11 COVID-19 Cases

“All these were children of the Watoto choir who are still in quarantine. They picked it from outside where they had gone,” Museveni said. He added that yesterday 82 people were tested and all of them were negative.
19:50
19:50

Panic, Confusion In Kitgum As Residents Rush to Beat Curfew kitgum main market 2 Top story

In several parts of Kitgum municipality, armed soldiers deployed to effect the directives started chasing traders and motorists off the markets, shops and streets as early as 5:20pm.
19:38
19:38

COVID-19: IMC Clinics to Close During Curfew Hours COVID 19 Curfew 1

In a message to its clients issued on Tuesday IMC said, "due to the COVID19 situation in the country and the presidential directive, IMC has decided to close the night shift till Further notice but we will be happy to serve you between 8am-5pm everyday."
19:10
19:10

Woman Gives Birth to Twins on Roadside 4 1

Mudondo and her little sister had walked on foot for over 15 kilometers from Butebo district to Mbale Regional Referral hospital because of the ban on public transport.
17:34
17:34

Masindi Hospital Runs Out of Protective Gear health officials

Some of the protective gears which are out of stock at the hospital include masks, infrared thermometers, gumboots among others.
17:22
17:22

‘People’s Government’ Halts Emergency Health Care Service 3

The Group’s Health Minister, Dr. George Ekwaro told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday afternoon that they had resolved to halt the campaign because of the ban on private vehicle for fear of impounding their vehicles.
17:08
17:08

Security Closes Shops in Kamwokya for Failure to Comply with Presidential Directives President Museveni 4 2 Top story

Makobi told URN that many people are taking COVID guidelines for granted, saying this exposes the community to infection since Kamwokya is densely populated.
16:43
16:43

Vehicles Impounded in Arua, Luweero For Defying Presidential Directves 2 3

The operation which started at 7:00 am on Tuesday caught many private vehicle owners unaware as some of them did not listen to the President's address.
16:24
16:24

Lockdown: Parliament Demands Registration of All Mothers Due for Delivery coronavirus 3 1

During plenary, the Kyankwanzi Woman MP, Anna Maria Nankabirwa told the house that an expectant mother died who was due for labor died because of failure to get transportation.
15:47
15:47

LOP Wants Presidential Directives Relaxed COVID-19 1 2

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday at her boardroom, Aol said the President left a lot of unanswered questions after his address. She says for instance that Members of Parliament have been affected since the movement of private cars has been prohibited.
15:40
15:40

Covid-19 Suspects Starving At Kalangala Isolation Unit 2 1 Top story

Subsequently, Kalangala District Surveillance Taskforce begun to trace for all persons that had contact with the patient and admitted them into the Isolation Unit at Bishop Dunstan Secondary School in Kalangala town council.
15:12
15:12

Uganda’s COVID-19 Cases are Low Risk - Epidemiologists COVID-19 in Uganda 1

According to health officials, the infection trends as of now means Uganda might not record any deaths associated with the disease. This they say is a good thing because the country can treat and handle the disease.
14:49
14:49

RDC Halts Collection of Revenue Teso Sub Region 3 1

Edward George Onya Akonopesa says that while residents have resorted to selling their animals like goats and cattle at home, they are being ordered to pay taxes, which is illegal.
13:23
13:23

Private Hospitals Resort to Slashing Services Mengo Hospital 1 1

At International Hospital Kampala and Mengo hospital, for instance, one is not allowed to disembark from their car before being sanitized and their temperature taken. At Nsambya hospital a tent has been erected where every visitor is supposed to wash their hands and given a clearance note.
12:34
12:34

Patients in Kitgum Shun Health Facilities Kitgum municipality 4 1

Dr Geoffrey Okello, the Kitgum General Hospital Acting Medical Superintendent says the numbers have reduced significantly following reports of a patient who was isolated at the facility after presenting suspected symptoms of covid-19.
11:43
11:43

COVID -19: UNICEF, ILO Offer Employers Strategies for Family- Friendly Work Policies

The global organizations have released a seven -step recommendations to guide employers that include implementing flexible work arrangements, supporting working parents with childcare options that are safe and appropriate in the context of COVID-19, addressing workplace risks by strengthening occupational safety and health measures, in addition to encouraging workers to get appropriate medical care in case they experience symptoms of the disease.
11:39
11:39

Residents Trekking Long Distances to Access Treatment COVID-19 1 2 Top story

Swabrah Nakanjako, a resident of Katosi town council in Mukono district, says that she has to trek to health facilities in Ntenjeru or Kisoga Sub County to treat her child. She proposes that government institutes health camps to help to bring treatment closer to residents.
11:10
11:10

Entebbe Hospital Shuts Down Other Services to Concentrate on COVID-19 Cases 1 1 Top story

Dr. Moses Muwanga, the Director Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital, says the hospital was increasingly becoming an unsafe and there was a need to shut down all other services and deploy health workers from other departments to support those already managing COVID-19 cases.
10:31
10:31

Blood Bank Warns of Looming Shortage 1 4 Top story

Dr. Andrew Byamungu, the in-charge of the Blood Bank, says the advent of the corona pandemic has made it difficult for them to collect blood.
10:22
10:22

Moroto Rolls Out Public Campaign Messages On COVID -19 corona virus 1

Edward Eko, the Senior Principal Chief Administrative Officer Moroto noted that the open air messages was the best was the best way to reach illiterate members of the community who do not have access to the mainstream media like radio, television.
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