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16:44
16:44

Flood Victims in Kwania District Demand For Relief lake kwania 3 1

The flash floods have so far displaced residents in the parishes of Atuma, Anwangi, and Owiny in Nambieso Sub County and those in Alido, Atongtidi and Atule in Chawente Sub County.
13:55
13:55

Sembabule Taxi Drivers Want Curfew Hours Adjusted 1 3

The drivers under their umbrella, Sembabule Kigege Taxi Drivers and Conductors Association argue that their operations are disrupted with the on-going enforcement of curfew orders.
17:41
17:41

20 Taxi Stages Closed in Mbarara Town Public Transport 1 4

Mayanja said that they have left only three stages only out of over 20 stages around Mbarara town that are easily manageable and not heading to border districts.
12:03
12:03

Passengers Stranded in Kampala As Public Transport Reopens 6 1

In parts of Gayaza, Bukoto, Ntinda, Wandegeya and Kamwokya passengers were seen standing on the roadside waiting for commuter taxis.
13:09
13:09

Inadequate Space Hinders COVID-19 Control Measures at Mutukula Border Post 1 1

At the moment, the truck drivers who are waiting for their results are left to freely interact with their colleagues who are yet to be screened. This increases the risk of transmission of the virus.
15:08
15:08

COVID-19: Four Isolated in Kwania for Coming into Contact with Truck Drivers 4

Lucy Olot, an eye witness who is also a Community member at Aduku town council, said the suspects were cited interacting with the truck drivers last night. The matter was reported to the surveillance team who alerted police patrol who took them for institutional quarantine.
14:20
14:20

COVID-19: Lira Regional Hospital Should Prepare to Handle More Cases Ministry of Health 1 5

Although Lira is already overwhelmed with patients just like the other Referral hospitals in the region, the officials says more patients will have to be brought in since sporadic cases are still being confirmed.
21:03
21:03

COVID-19: Lira Medical Worker Infected, Admitted in Entebbe Ministry of Health 3

The first health worker to be infected in the whole Country got exposed early this week and has been taken to Entebbe General Hospital for proper management.
07:54
07:54

Masaka Diocese Animates Students’ Martyrs Day Pilgrimage Amid Lockdown 2 7

Masaka Diocese which had been chosen to lead this years’ National Martyrs day prayers preferred to design a special arrangement for students as a response to the spectacular crowds that usually characterize the events.
15:45
15:45

Ambulance Breakdown Hindering COVID-19 Fight at Lira Hospital Ministry Of Health 4

The ambulance which broke down last year was given to the hospital in 2004 by the Ministry of Health.
16:37
16:37

Travelers Turn to Private Vehicles for Transport 1 4

Maureen Tuhaise, who was also on the same stage, was heading to Mbarara district. She told URN that some of the motorists she had interfaced with were asking for between Shillings 70,000 and 80,000.
14:31
14:31

What to Look out For When Buying Face Mask Eddie Mwenye 1 4

Dr. Stephen Ataro Oyella, an Epidemiologist, says a good mask is one that ticks certain features such as breath-ability, ability to block bacteria or other pathogens and size among others.
14:13
14:13

Maintaining HIV Patients on Drugs Taking Toll on Healthcare Services Providers hiv management 1 4

Livingstone Kateregga, the Medical in-charge at Kitovu Mobile AIDs Organization, a Catholic Medical and Community support institution operating in Masaka diocese, says the lockdown is presenting tough times to reliably offer services to their clients.
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.
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.
20:56
20:56

Masaka Frontline Health Workers Rewarded for Managing COVID-19 Patients 1 3

The rewards come a day after the team discharged the fourth COVID-19 patient; a female Police Officer who contracted the virus from her duty station in at Uganda-Tanzania border of Mutukula in Kyotera district.
09:25
09:25

Lifting Lockdown Restrictions Should Not Excite You – Health Minister Ministry of Health 3 2 Top story

Public health experts across the world have long warned that opening up shops and releasing citizens from their homes could be more difficult and dangerous than shutting them in. In what seems to be a position in agreement, Dr Aceng warns that opening up will instead allow the virus to stealthily surge, and possibly set off another wave of infections.
09:13
09:13

Sex Workers Register for Evacuation from Gulu as Lockdown Bites District Task Force 2 1

Tegwana Parish Chairperson Alex Odongo Okoya who spearheaded the assessment said that most of the registered women were from parts of Central Uganda, West Nile and Lango sub regions of Uganda.
18:05
18:05

Counting the Loses; COVID-19 Costs Artistes UGX 150 Billion 1 1

According to the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, the cancellation of music, art, drama and cultural events, has considerably weakened the professional, social and economic status of artists, artistes, performers, creatives and cultural professionals. The ministry puts the number of those affected to 700 after the cancellation of over 300 cultural events.
16:52
16:52

Relief Food Distribution in Mukono Halted over Lack of Fuel 4 1

The Resident District Commissioner Fred Bamwiine notes that the district was supposed to start distributing food to the residents but they lack fuel for the trucks to collect the food from Kampala.
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