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17:57
17:57

Kitgum Gets 10,000 face Masks To Fight Covid-19 2

Oryem notes that the government is already making strides to protecting districts at the various borderlines were some foreigners are suspected to be infiltrating through porous routes by deploying soldiers. Kitgum and Lamwo districts both borders South Sudan which has several unmanned porous border points.
17:07
17:07

Cargo Drivers Fault Police For Checking Their Trucks Without Protective Gears Cargo Truck Drivers 2 1 Top story

Through Haulers Cargo Truck Driver’s Association, which comprises about 1000 truck drivers spread across the East African region, the truck driver accuse police officers of approaching them without protective gear.
16:39
16:39

CSOs Want Funding for Recruitment of Additional Health Workers save the children

In the letter to donors who include GAVI the vaccines alliance, Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Global Financing Facility, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the World Health Organisation, the CSOs want the donors to commit and contribute to pooled and adequate funding for long-term investments in the health workforce.
16:11
16:11

Covid-19 Positive Truck Driver Admitted at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital 2

The victim arrived at Kabale regional referral hospital at 11:20a.m in a Toyota Land Cruiser Ambulance registration number UG5628M.
15:49
15:49

Three Covid-19 Positive Truck Drivers Intercepted in Pakwach covid19 pandemic 1

Swaib Toko, the Resident District Commissioner Packwach, says that the truck drivers and eight passengers they were travelling with were intercepted on Thursday night at the URA checkpoint.
15:05
15:05

Soroti Blood Bank Turns to Social Media as Blood Shortage Looms COVID-19 Lockdown 1 1

Last week, medics at the Hospital raised the concern of blood shortage. They noted that sickle cell patients needed blood but there wasn’t enough in the store.
14:44
14:44

Wakiso Officials Clash Over Market Response Towards Covid19 Guidelines lockdown 3 2

In his report to the District Covid19 Task Force at Wakiso district headquarter this week, the Senior Environment Health Officer, Emmanuel Damba, complained about congestion in the markets, saying there is need for security to intervene.
14:00
14:00

COVID-19: 5G Broadband Conspiracy Has No Technical Basis – ITU

ITU, the United Nations agency for information and communication technologies issued the clarification after public outrage arising out of a conspiracy theories linking coronavirus to the roll-out of 5G technology. The theories include the suggestion that radiation from 5G antennas is causing coronavirus symptoms, while others claim that Covid-19 is a fabricated virus and merely a cover-up for 5G.
11:53
11:53

Kitgum Hospital Starts Community Outreach Programs For HIV Positive People 1 2

The Senior Hospital Administrator Bezzy Omoya says this is to enable people living with HIV/AIDs to conveniently have access to their medication despite the lockdown.
11:11
11:11

Inmates Overwhelm Kwania Prisons COVID_ 19 3 1 Top story

Simpson Awongo Ebil, the Mid North Region Prison Commander, says Kwania prison, which has the capacity to hold around 100 inmates is overwhelmed. Over 200 people in Lango sub region have been arrested for disobeying direct orders from the president.
10:43
10:43

Covid-19 Positive Truck Driver Intercepted at Chanika border 1 1 Top story

Captain Peter Mugisha, the Kisoro Resident District Commissioner, says the driver has been surrounded by security personnel to make sure that he doesn’t step out of his vehicle.
10:40
10:40

Temporally Bridges on Porous Routes Destroyed in Busia 4 1

Hillary Wangira Oundo, the Gombolola Internal Security Officer of Masinya Sub County says that people have been using the bridges to cross into Uganda, putting the lives of residents at risk of contracting COVID-19.
10:16
10:16

Mbayo Warns Politicians Against Rejecting Covid-19 Suspects RDCs 2 1

Addressing RDCs from West Nile districts at Arua golf grounds on Thursday, Mbayo cautioned the RDCs against allowing leaders and locals to take the law in their hands and chase away suspected cases.
07:59
07:59

City Lawyer Charged With Act Likely to Spread Disease 1 Top story

Prosecution led by Agnes Kiconco, told court that Kiwanuka was arrested on April 21, 2020 from Lutengo where he was distributing food to residents against the president’s directive aimed at controlling the spread of the Covid19 pandemic.
07:38
07:38

Gulu Task Force Translates COVID-19 Guidelines into Acholi Ministry of Health 2 1

Gulu District Information Officer, Gloria Aloyo, a member of the committee said they translated two articles about general info on COVID-19 guidelines and the other for Village Health Teams (VHT) involvement and guidelines.
07:10
07:10

COVID-19:11 New Cases Confirmed COVID-19 in Uganda 2 Top story

According to the health ministry, all the new cases are of truck drivers from Kenya and Tanzania who entered the country between Thursday and Friday
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