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20:10
20:10

Fatal Accident in Rakai Claims Two Lives Police 1

The deceased have been identified as Christopher Ssentumbwe 16, a resident of Gayaza village in Kasaali town council and Ignatius Kangave Mutaawe, 12, of Buterere village in Rakai town council.
16:23
16:23

COVID-19: Health Ministry Says 300 Children Affected Since Outbreak Ministry of Health 1 1

According to the health ministry, 80 percent of the reported cases can be traced back to wide spread community infection that became pronounced in July to date. Children aged 0-12 years old account for 95 of the reported cases while the rest are children aged 13-18
15:59
15:59

Speeding UPDF Truck Knocks Dead Sembabule Man UNRA 1

The accident occurred at Kyabi trading center along Sembabule – Maddu Gomba road in Sembabule district when a speeding truck registration number H4DF 2074 knocked dead a man identified as Robert Kimbasawo, alias Faho.
15:45
15:45

No Justification for Continued Closure of Borders - Besigye Covid-19 2 1

Besigye today addressed the country in his capacity as president of the people’s government pressure group based at his Katonga road office, ahead of tomorrow's scheduled address of President Museveni to the country on the situation of covid-19
14:35
14:35

Uganda Records Highest One-Day Jump in COVID-19 Positive Cases 1 1 Top story

This brings the cumulative number of reported cases in the country to 6,017. According to results released by the health ministry today, Moroto, Kampala and Butaleja accounted for the highest number of cases with 166, 85 and 59 respectively. Two new deaths were also reported bringing the number of reported deaths to 63
13:26
13:26

COVID-19: Kangai Health Center III Closed After One Staff Member Tests Positive Ministry of Health 1 3

He says all the health workers at the facility are all put under self quarantine as tracing for their contacts continue calling upon clients to alternatively visit Kwera Health Center III and other nearby health centers.
12:58
12:58

Patients Sharing General Ward With Dead Bodies in Aduku Health Center IV Ministry of Health 4 1

Aduku HHealth Center IV, a Kwania health sub district hospital that serves Kwania and patients from the neighboring Kole, Apac and Dokolo districts receives over 900 patients on a monthly basis according to the report from OPD however the facility operates without mortuary.
12:04
12:04

2618 Teenage Pregnancies Registered in Kabale in Last 7 Months 3 2

Alfred Besigensi, acting Kabale District Health Officer says that however much the survey indicates that 80 percent of the affected teenagers were aged between 18-19 years, they are still unable to sustain their selves since most of them are still at school or depend from their parents.
10:44
10:44

Low Turn Up As UWEC Marks One Month After Reopening Centre 1 1

The Indian community has been donating food and non- food items to the centre that made losses of about shillings 2 billion when it was closed. The centre was closed for 5 month due to COVID-9 concerns.
10:02
10:02

COVID-19: Security Officials Want Fresh Lockdown in Kigezi Region 7 2

Brigadier General Francis Takirwa, UPDF Second Division Commander says that he recently conducted a survey in Kigezi above 10:00PM and was shocked to find people in bars drinking alcohol. Takirwa says that even boda boda riders continued carrying two passengers instead of one. He says that since people have remained adamant, the only option is to tell the president to issue a fresh lock down.
18:49
18:49

COVID-19 Lock Down: Learners Tired, Want to Go Back to School Ministry of Health 3 1

While government might not be decided on the re-opening of schools, learners that URN spoke to say they are tired of being home and want to school. They say learning from home is impossible. They miss their friends and teachers
17:58
17:58

Braking System Defect Caused Parliament Bus Fire- Police Omoro District 1

The Linglong bus registration number UG-0391H, attached to the Ministry of Health was evacuating 25 patients from Kitgum District to the national treatment centres in Kampala. The patients were on Monday turned away from Gulu Regional Referral Hospital due to space constraints.
16:57
16:57

Uganda to Manufacture Monoclonal Antibodies for COVID-19 Treatment Makerere University 2

Dr Bruce Kirenga, a researcher and Executive Director at the Makerere University Lung Institute told URN in an interview that they have already been approached by two pharmaceutical companies offering them manufactured antibodies to use while conducting trials.
15:46
15:46

Eight Ugandans Miss Repatriation Flight after Testing Positive for COVID-19 1

On Tuesday, 113 Ugandans who were stranded in Saudi Arabia due to the COVID-19 lockdown, arrived at Entebbe International Airport aboard a flight sponsored by the International Organization for Migration- IOM. They were among the 136 females who were expected to board the flight operated by Air Cairo.
14:49
14:49

Lira COVID-19 Patients Now Treated from Their Homes COVID_ 19

Eight people who have recently tested positive for the virus are now being treated from their homes. The eight include of two staff of Centenary Bank in Lira, two from Mt. Meru Millers, three from Lira District Local Government and one staff of Lira University.
10:57
10:57

50 Districts Receive UGX 1.8B for COVID-19 Fight COVID 19 Pandemic 2 1

The funds will be used to support surveillance, contact tracing, sample collection and case management for COVID 19 pandemic.
10:52
10:52

Gulu Hospital Wants Treatment Centres Decentralized COVID-19 in Gulu 1 2

Last week, it rejected 24 patients from Kitgum over lack of space. Dr Paska Apio, who is in charge of the treatment centre at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital says that they have been forced to borrow beddings from Anaka Hospital in Nwoya and Amuru district to accommodate more people.
06:06
06:06

Mt. Meru Millers Closed After 11 Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 COVID_ 19 1

The factory which employs close to 10,200 personnel has since been closed awaiting for disinfection as well as conducting tests on all the remaining staff at the factory. A member of staff at the factory says 11 out of the 13 staffs picked at random for testing tested positive and the rest were told to go home.
05:57
05:57

COVID-19 Patients Aboard Burnt Parliament Bus Admitted in Gulu Kitgum District 1

The patients from Kitgum District had been denied admission at the referral treatment unit on Monday due to space limitations. On Thursday, they travelled to Gulu from where the Ministry of Health had sent a bus to transport them to treatment facilities in Kampala.
19:34
19:34

COVID-19 Patients in Pader Protest Poor Conditions at Isolation Center

One of the patients who preferred anonymity for fear of reprisals told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that access to food, water and electricity at the facility remains a big concern.
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