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May 2020 12 results
19:20
19:20

Sex Workers Turn Cargo Trucks into Lodges in Elegu cargo drivers 3 1

One commercial sex worker told URN that some of the truck drivers have families in Elegu and because of the restriction imposed on them, they are only able to meet their sexual partners in trucks at night.
18:21
18:21

Activists Call for Health Tax World Vision 1

Mukunda says currently even as the government has received a lot of funding for COVID-19 both in terms of supplementary and donations, proper accountability is not being made.
17:55
17:55

One Person Test Positive for Corona Virus in Oyam District. Ministry of Health 2

The man who is a resident of Opam B’ village, Ogwang apur parish, Acaba Sub county was resting at the trading center while waiting for a bicycle which was supposedly to be sent by his family members to pick him up and take him home upon arrival.
17:54
17:54

Soroti Hospital Receives First COVID-19 Patients COVID-19 Management 2 2

The patients include three women and one girl. They were among the first 10 contacts of a businessman from Bukedea who tested positive for COVID-19 last week and was taken to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital for treatment. The group was quarantined in Kumi district but their results turned positive.
17:09
17:09

38 Rwandan Nationals Quarantined in Buvuma District Rwandans 2 1

The group which includes 28 men and 10 women entered the district through Kalangala district to Lubya Island but were intercepted on Monday by the district COVID-19 surveillance team.
16:09
16:09

Improved Air Quality; The Fortuitous Value of Kampala's COVID-19 Lockdown kampala air quality 6 2 Top story

Before the lockdown which came with restrictions on the number of activities including traffic, commercial and other pollution generating activities, Kampala’s air quality was already six times worse than global standards mainly caused by dust from unpaved roads, fumes from cars and open burning of waste.
15:46
15:46

Police Warns Against Overcharging Truck Drivers for Parking Fred Enanga 1

“They are not the owners of the cargo therefore, it’s unfair for you to ask for Shs 300,000 just for parking in your place,” Enanga said. He called upon all the drivers to who are charged more than Shs 20,000 to report such ‘extortion,’ at the nearest police station so that action is taken.
15:36
15:36

Kitgum Municipal Authorities Want Pandwong Health Centre III to Resume Operations Ministry of Health 3 1

The Kitgum Municipality Mayor Walter Tooroma says assessments conducted by Ministry of Health on the health center for the past two months has given a negative rating, an indicator that it has not been not fully operational.
14:09
14:09

Slow Business Pushes Mengo Hospital to Cut Staff Pay By 20% Salary cuts 1

One of Mengo’s cash-maker is the eye clinic. It has been operating below capacity since the lockdown started in March with most of the staff not working. The hospital put a notice that it would only work on the critical cases. The eye glasses section has been closed since them.
14:03
14:03

Teachers Asked to Incorporate Sexuality Education in Lessons MINISTRY OF HEALTH 2

Henry Semakula, a Senior Official in the Ministry said on Monday that want the teachers to spend a few minutes in whatever subjects they are teaching to hint on sexuality and reproductive health as they wait for the National Sexuality Education framework to guide on what should be taught at what levels.
10:56
10:56

14 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded 1 Top story

All the new cases are previous contacts of truck drivers who were under quarantine at the time that they were tested
07:59
07:59

Lango Sub- Region Ill prepared for COVID-19 Minstry of Health 1 4

Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng told the Lira District COVID-19 Task Force that the low capacity among frontline workers, coupled with the laxity among members of Public is an indicator that the area was ill-prepared for the catastrophe, and that this is a cause for worry, if the situation is not well handled.
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