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14:20
14:20

Six New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed MOH

The six cases were part of 2,048 samples that were tested yesterday for the disease. Four of the confirmed cases were contacts from Busia, Malaba,Amuru and Kyotera district while two cases are from the Mutukula and Malaba points of entry.
21:34
21:34

Uganda in Talks with UK University to Take Part in COVID-19 Vaccine Trials 2

The Imperial College London began human trials of their vaccine in June 2020 with a small dose of the vaccine being administered to a volunteer in West London. A total of 50 participants will take part in the trial to determine the safety and immunogenicity of the vaccine.
12:59
12:59

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Reach 1,000 MOH 1 2 Top story

As the country hits the 1,000 mark, health officials are worried that this could be the start of a different picture of the diseases where it could easily reach the 10,000 mark
12:46
12:46

COVID-19: Uganda’s Cases Rise to 977 WHO 1 Top story

The six cases that were reported were part of 3,451 samples that were tested yesterday. Four of the confirmed cases are truck drivers who entered the country through the Malaba Point of entry while two are community cases from Moyo and Tororo districts
10:50
10:50

High COVID-19 Cases Not Related to Mass Testing-WHO COVID-19 Pandemic

Data from the WHO shows that it took 12 weeks for the world to reach 400,000 cases of COVID-19. There have now been 11.4 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 535,000 deaths reported. As of today, 200,000 COVID-19 cases are being reported every day, across the world.
12:54
12:54

18 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed MOH

According to the health ministry, all persons who travelled with the positive case on July 5 from India are under observation and have been tested once for the disease. The positive case was also in quarantine by the time the virus was detected.
11:48
11:48

COVID-19 Pandemic Derails Global HIV Targets 1 1 Top story

The report – Seizing the Moment – warns that the remarkable achievements made in the fight to end AIDS have not been shared equally within and between countries. Only 14 countries in the world have met the 90-90-90 targets, yet there is no sign to show that a majority of the countries will make progress by the end of 2020, a situation which threatens decades of hard-won gains in the fight against HIV.
04:52
04:52

COVID-19 Disruptions Might Lead to 500,000 HIV Related Deaths in Africa 2

According to a survey carried out by the World Health Organisation and the United Nations Joint Program on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an additional 500,000 HIV related deaths could be reported in Sub-Saharan Africa due to COVID-19 lockdown disruptions
12:09
12:09

COVID-19: Uganda Denies Entry to 43 Truck Drivers who Tested Positive

This comes at a time when the country's confirmed numbers stand at 953 cases as of yesterday. 39 of the drivers were Kenyan while four where Tanzanian. The drivers were part of 3,103 tests that were carried out yesterday and tested positive for the disease
13:29
13:29

Two South Sudanese Arrested in Elegu for Attacking UPDF Soldiers Unyama River 2 1

Geoffrey Oceng Osborn, the Amuru Deputy Resident District Commissioner also Chairperson of the District Security Committee, says the South Sudanese forced their way into the country to facilitate transportation of illegal drugs.
13:03
13:03

Three Returnees Test Positive for COVID-19 MOH

According to Ministry of Health, the three travelers are undergoing treatment at Mulago National Referral Hospital and Entebbe General Hospital.
11:50
11:50

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 927 WHO

11 of the cases were from samples picked from truck drivers at different points of entry while five cases were picked from contacts in Amuru and Namulindwa.
21:03
21:03

WHO Calls for More COVID-19 Therapeutic Trials 1

According to the WHO, scientists need to widen their search for treatments for the deadly disease, to cover antivirals, immunomodulatory drugs and anti-thrombotic agents as well as combination therapies.
17:00
17:00

Gov't Halts Return of Stranded Ugandans from Abroad COVID-19 1 1 Top story

It is estimated that around 1,500 returnees will be affected by the decision. These who will have to reschedule their travel are Ugandans from North America, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, China and Malaysia who were scheduled to arrive next week.
11:29
11:29

African Countries Cautioned Against Rushing to Reopen Airspace WHO 2 Top story

Uganda has in recent weeks received nationals from India, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Rome, Iceland, Ireland and Egypt, many of whom were stuck in the countries when the airports were closed. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, around 2,400 Ugandans are expected to travel back into the country.
13:55
13:55

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 902 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

The confirmed cases are part of 1,958 samples that were tested yesterday. All of the confirmed cases are Ugandans. Seven of the confirmed cases are contacts who were picked from Amuru and Tororo while the other cases were of two truck drivers from the Malaba point of entry
10:20
10:20

UN Approves US$37Million For Regional Service Centre in Entebbe

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the President of the General Assembly circulated the draft decision entitled “Financing of the Regional Service Centre in Entebbe” on June 29th and placed it under silence procedure until Tuesday June 30th 2020.
08:21
08:21

Countries Taking Piecemeal Approach to COVID Face Long, Hard Road Ahead

“Find, isolate, test and care for every case, trace and quarantine every contact, equip and train health workers and educate and empower communities to protect themselves and others. Not testing alone. Not physical distancing alone. Not contact tracing alone. Not masks alone. Do it all.”
12:36
12:36

Four New COVID-19 Cases Recorded WHO

Despite the low number of recorded cases, health officials say that people should not think that the disease is being defeated. Dr Monica Musenero, an epidemiologist and a senior presidential advisor on epidemics says that the country is yet to feel the impact of the disease.
22:17
22:17

African Development Fund Approves USD 9.52 For EAC COVID-19 Response

The beneficiaries are Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Funding will also go toward the procurement of essential medical supplies, including testing kits and to train health workers.
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