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Jun 2020 10 results
18:00
18:00

Coronavirus: 44 Recovered Patients Discharged From Entebbe Hospital 3 1

The latest discharge brings the total number of recoveries to 486. Uganda has so far confirmed a total of 741 cases.
16:35
16:35

Clergy Explain Lacuna in Sexuality Education Framework Church of Uganda 4

The framework had been divided into themes for each age group and what content they would have access to. The age group 3 -5 that is most controversial was supposed to learn how to follow instructions and knowing themselves or anatomy where children were to be taught how to differentiate their gender.
15:56
15:56

Six People Arresed after Crossing from Border Landing sites into Masaka 4 1

The suspects who are in three pairs of women and men are believed to have sailed by boat from Kansensero and Nangoma Landing Sites of Kyotera district. The two landing sites were recently condoned off by authorities and declared quarantine zones after they presented increasing numbers of community COVID-19 transmission.
15:45
15:45

Masaka PWD Groups Find Solace in Making Face Shields COVID-19 Response 3 5

The plastic shields, according to medics, protect eyes, nose and the mouth from potentially deadly droplets through which the infection is transmitted. They are a crucial outfit at a time when the government is recommending wearing face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
15:36
15:36

Three Vehicles for COVID-19 Response Activities in Arua Grounded 1 3

The task force team says that it requires up to 50 million Shillings to fix the vehicles, which were due for service before they were allocated to the COVID-19 team.
12:20
12:20

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 741 WHO 2 Top story

Five of the cases are contacts of previously confirmed cases from Kyotera and Amuru districts, while four of the cases are truck drivers who were detected from the Malaba and Elegu points of entry. Additionally, 31 foreign truck drivers who tested positive were sent back to their countries of origin.
11:55
11:55

WHO Stops Use of Hydroxychloroquine in Randomised Trial COVID-19 1

According to a statement released by the UN health agency, the decision to stop using the drug was made following evidence from the Solidarity Trial, UK’s Recovery trial and a Cochrane review of other evidence on hydroxychloroquine that showed that the drug does reduce deaths of hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
11:29
11:29

Herbalists Submit 300 Traditonal Remedies for COVID-19 to NCRI herbs 1 1

Herberlists and traditional healers have submitted up to 300 herbal remedies for COVID-19 to the Natural Chemotherapeutics Research Institute (NCRI).
08:06
08:06

Gov't Names Quarantine Centres for Returnees 2

The Quarantine centres have a total room capacity of 2,597.
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07:48

WHO Cautions Against Using Dexamethasone for Mild COVID-19 Cases 1 1 Top story

“This is very welcome news for those patients with severe illness,” said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during a virtual media briefing from Geneva. But he emphasized that dexamethasone was shown to have no beneficial effect for those with milder symptoms who do not need respiratory support.
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