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11:14
11:14

Low funding Affecting Operations of Jinja Hospital Isolation Unit patient 2 1 Top story

The Hospital Director, Dr. Florence Tugumisirize, says each patient has a feeding budget of Shillings 15,000 per day, which is inadequate to cater for their recommended diets.
11:44
11:44

Lax Security Worries Communities Adjacent to Jinja Hospital COVID-19 Isolation Centre coronavirus 3 1

As a result, community members say, that a number of confined patients are taking advantage of the loophole to freely take walks to unidentified locations, especially in the evening. Many have been seen purchasing different items from shops and mixing up with unsuspecting community members.
18:51
18:51

Recovered COVID-19 Patients Irked by Delayed Results victim 1 1

Led by their zonal chairperson, Jimmy Okalo, the recovered patients said that although the first negative results were availed to them five days after the tests were conducted, the confirmatory test results were announced to them after a week.
14:39
14:39

Mayuge Residents Complain About Poor Management of Quarantine Center home 2 1

Shafic Kisumuluzo, the Bwondha Zone C village chairperson, says despite registering one positive Covid19 case on the landing site last week, the both the community members and suspects have failed to adhere to the corona virus preventive guidelines of social distancing and wearing facial masks.
11:14
11:14

Suspects who Escaped from COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Iganga Advised to Self-Isolate health worker 1 1

The isolation centre which was set up at Busoga university premises was meant to accommodate 80 suspected patients. Days after its establishment, a number of people who met the COVID-19 definition were sent there for supposed isolation, pending testing by the Uganda Virus Research Institute.
15:23
15:23

14 Covid-19 Suspects in Jinja Test Negative center 1 1

Florence Tugumusirize, the hospital director says that they had improvised 12 self-contained rooms at the hospital’s private wing and also secured two dormitories at the Jinja School of nursing where the suspects had access to privacy throughout their quarantine period.
16:58
16:58

Uganda Prisons Creates Isolation Centres for New Suspects on Remand community 1 2

Uganda Prison's Service Spokesperson Frank Baine says that the newly constructed Kitalya Min Max Prison in Wakiso will be holding all suspects remanded from Kampala Metropolitan Area at this time. The facility which was built to hold inmates on longer sentences has been empty at the moment and is now seen as a perfect place of isolation.
21:22
21:22

Busoga University to Host Iganga District COVID-19 Isolation Centre victim 3 1

Muwanguzi adds that the isolation room at the hospital caters for only eight people yet an average of 15 suspected COVID-19 victims have been seeking medical attention on a daily basis. He adds that the dormitories at the university will provide enough room for the privacy of all isolated patients under their supervision.
14:28
14:28

Eyewitnesses Give Account of Deceased Imam Before He Was Shot Dead home 4 3

The deceased’s 10-year old child whose names have been withheld says that he accompanied Mutumba to purchase sugar from Iwemba trading centre and saw a man trailing them but mistook him for a guest. The child further states that the man who was clad in a black hood stood beside a tree but he eventually shot Mutumba twice and fled.
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Impaired UPDF Soldiers Receive Hearing Aids Uganda 1 1 Top story

The beneficiaries are former AMISOM fighters who suffered hearing impairments following consistent exposure to explosions in war-torn Somalia.
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12:56

Kabaale Named Bidco FC's Interim Coach journalist 1 1

Kabaale started work on Monday morning by taking the team through a training session at the Njeru based FUFA technical center.
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First Infantry Division Overwhelmed by UPDF Veterans on AMISOM Call center 3

Up to 15 call-up centres were opened up across the country targeting honourably discharged soldiers from the rank of Major and below, with almost 55-years of age and baring no criminal. The force is recalling more than 2,700 veterans to back-up soldiers deployed on an African Union Peacekeeping Mission in Somalia.
12:48
12:48

Kira Municipality Strategizes to Benefit from Martyrs’ Day people 2 1

Authorities note that though the municipality has been hosting the day for years with a lot of indirect benefits due to the influx of people in the area for over almost a month, they have been lacking a proper plan strategized to ensure that the municipality remit some revue to its coffers.
18:00
18:00

Six People Killed as Truck Rams into Roadside Building health center 1

Eyewitnesses say that a Fuso Truck registration number, UBA 213 N loaded with sacks of Sugar from Mayuge Sugar Factory lost control, swerved off the road and rammed into a building. There were 15 people in the building by the time the tragedy occurred.
15:53
15:53

FPU Commander Calls for Establishment of Special Court for Fishery Issues member 1

Akandwanaho notes that cases of illegal fishing practices have increased and over 2500 illegal boats commonly referred to as “bao tatu” and 800 beach seines have been impounded in the past seven months.
10:46
10:46

Gov't Agencies Tasked to Market Source of the Nile As Tourist Destination country 2 1

While officiating over the rising of the international civil aviation organization-ICAO flag at the source of the Nile in Jinja district on Saturday, Kakuba argues that, three out of every 10 tourists who arrive to the country through Entebbe international airport tour the Nile.
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12:27

Jinja Muncipality Leaders on the Spot For Delays to Construct Mahatma Gandhi Centre construction 2 1

Construction of the memorial centre at the source of river Nile was pledged by India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, during his visit in Uganda last year.
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