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11:12
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COVID-19 UPDATE- 22 Countries Remain Free from Deadly Virus 1 Top story

The countries that have reported no cases so far come mainly from two continents-Africa and Asia. In Africa, the unaffected countries include; South Sudan, Burundi, Botswana, Western Sahara, Sierre Leone, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Comoros, Malawi and Sao Tome ne Principe.
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COVID 19: Uganda's Confirmed Cases Rise to 30 Ministry of Health 1

The seven cases were part of a group of 225 samples that were run at the Uganda Virus Research Institute on Saturday.
09:14
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COVID 19: Uganda's Cases Rise to 23 Ministry of Health

The five cases were part of a group of 227 samples that were carried out yesterday at the Uganda Virus Research Institute.Over 80 percent of the country's confirmed cases had traveled to Dubai in the last three weeks.
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USD 2 Billion Needed to Stop COVID-19 From ‘Circling Back Around the Globe’ UNICEF 4 2 Top story

Having gained a foothold in 195 countries with more than 400,000 reported cases and close to 20,000 deaths, COVID-19 is reaching more areas of the world grappling with conflict, natural disasters and climate change. UN agencies are now devising means to confront the unprecedented challenge posed by the COVID-19, in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries.
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COVID - 19: Health Ministry Increases Call Center Staff to Deal with Emergencies COVID 19 Outbreak 1 1

Three numbers and 100 people are going to be available for all people who need assistance and information regarding COVID 19 starting today evening
15:02
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COVID-19: Illegal Entry by South Sudan Nationals Worries Authorities in Amuru Elegu Border Post 1

Lakony says the residents both from South Sudan and Uganda are reportedly crossing over via River Unyama and later move through a foot path along Attiak Sugarcane plantation which has no security personnel.
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Uganda Registers Eight More COVID-19 Cases Ministry of Health

All the eight cases are Uganda nationals who travelled to Uganda from Dubai. It remains unclear whether the confirmed cases came into contact with the first patient.
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Minimize Use of Public Transport- Museveni Uganda and COVID 19 1

While addressing the nation on Sunday, President Museveni urged people who do not own personal vehicles or motorcycles to desist from travelling.
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President Museveni Directs Closure of Borders COVID 19 Outbreak 2 1 Top story

The new measures will take effect tomorrow after midnight.The only flights that will be allowed into the country are cargo planes and emergency plane like UN planes carrying aid
15:51
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Health Ministry Relaxes Quarantine Measures at Entebbe Central Inn COVID 19 Pandemic 1 1

The ministry of health spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona says they have negotiated a deal with the hotel owners to ensure that all the people quarantined feel at home
11:11
11:11

WHO Backs Closure of Schools, Places of Worship to Curb Coronavirus

Dr Matshidiso Moeti describes the decision taken by countries like Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda as strong demonstrative measures to prevent the spread of the disease.
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Uganda Prepared to Fight COVID-19 WHO 4 1

Health officials say that they are moving the country's preparedness level from ordinary to advanced. During this advanced level, more travel bans are expected on countries with high COVID-19 cases.
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WHO Worried About COVID-19 Hitting HIV Hot Spots in Africa COVID -19 outbreak

According to WHO, they are worried about countries like Mozambique, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi and Zimbabwe-located within East and Southern Africa getting hit by the disease because they have weak health systems already burdened with HIV
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EAC Conflict Resolution Mechanism Weak-Maganda border tension 2 1

When asked on why Angola had to come in to resolve the Rwanda-Uganda conflict, Maganda said that there is no clear resolution on conflict management in the EAC protocol which should help in internal conflicts.
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WHO to Examine COVID-19 Cases in Africa WHO Geneva 3 1

According to WHO officials, scrutiny is needed to ascertain whether the right numbers of infected persons are being reported. There have been reports of some African countries like Egypt are under-declaring the number of infected persons.
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Museveni Calls for Equitable Use of River Nile 2

In a joint statement issued by State House Entebbe after a one day visit, Museveni said that he recognized the strategic importance of River Nile for all the Riparian Countries and the livelihood of their peoples and the need to solve any issues among the countries within the framework of African solutions to African Problems.
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Uganda Stops People Traveling from Countries Highly Hit by COVID 19 WHO 1 3 Top story

According to the ministry of health, the decision to stop the travel was made after government,WHO and CDC experts reviewed the evolution of the disease and what kind of risk it presented to Ugandans
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Uganda Among Countries Not Likely to Acquire Coronavirus from China-Lancet Report WHO Africa 1

The study titled, ‘Preparedness and Vulnerability of African Countries against Importations of COVID-19: Modelling Study’ shows that countries within the East Africa bloc have moderately low chances of getting the disease from China
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Compensation Woes Still Hurting Bukasa Inland Port Project resident 1 6 Top story

Enock Ariga Marindi, another resident notes that the entire compensation process is shrouded in mystery, saying the ministry has deliberately hidden information from them. He says only a few have been compensated but no one can tell the criteria used to decide who receives the money.
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DRC Discharges Last Ebola Patient from a Treatment Facility WHO 1 Top story

Although the patient has been allowed to leave, 46 people who had come in contact with her are still being monitored. Similarly, all the aspects of the Ebola response remain in place to ensure that any new cases are detected quickly and treated. The end of the outbreak can only be ascertained when no infections arise 42 days after the last reported case has tested negative.
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