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14:02
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Bushenyi District Journalists Asked to Undergo Mandatory COVID-19 Testing MOH 4 1

Since the resumption of public transport in June, Uganda is experiencing an increase of Covid-19 cases with a total of 1848 confirmed cases and 19 deaths. Among these 18379 are community cases that are followed up as contacts.
12:16
12:16

Nabilatuk Quarantine Centre Equipped Covid-19 2

The facility located at Ariesep Secondary School received a consignment of 30 mattresses, 60 bedsheets and blankets.
13:31
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Parliamentary Aspirant Kateshumbwa Summoned for Violating COVID-19 Guidelines MOH 2 4

The chairperson of the Sheema District COVID-19 task Force Frank Kyerere has faulted Kateshumbwa for holding a procession around Sheema Municipality, disregarding all guidelines issued to ensure that the disease, which spreads through person to person contact is forestalled.
13:05
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Suspected Covid-19 Patient Dies in Kiruhura MOH 1 2

The suspected case was admitted on Monday after presenting Covid-19 like signs and symptoms that include body weakness, sore throat, and headache.
05:37
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Critical COVID-19 Community Cases in Kampala Bother Health Teams MOH 1 1 Top story

While the country has cumulatively handled 1,140 COVID-19, cases, the Ministry of Health is concerned that the two cases come from previously unknown COVID-19 hot spots. The two cases are believed to have originated from Kisenyi II in Mengo, a highly populated city suburb, and parts of Rubaga South.
05:20
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Family of Second COVID-19 Victim Blocks Contact Tracing by MOH

According to the Ministry of Health officials, they have not been able to carry out contact tracing or even test family members of the deceased for COVID-19. Bernard Lubwama, an epidemiologist and also the head of COVID-19 surveillance at the health ministry says that they have failed to access close family members of the deceased.
04:47
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Namisindwa Death Opens COVID-19 Reality for Uganda -Health Experts MOH 1

The deceased was a 34-year-old woman from Namisindwa district. She succumbed to the disease on Wednesday at Joy Hospice Centre in Mbale district, where she was admitted a day earlier after presenting with COVID-19 symptoms.
17:33
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MOH Investigating Suspected COVID-19 Death in Mbale COVID-19 Deaths

According to the health ministry, the 34 year old deceased was a Kenyan national married to a Ugandan. On admission in hospital, the deceased presented with COVID-19 related symptoms. She had a headache, fever and had difficulty in breathing
14:24
14:24

RDCs Admit Failures in Enforcing COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines Face Masks 2 5

Members of the business community and travellers are finding difficulty in wearing face masks or installing water strands at shops, markets and supermarkets across the districts of Mbarara, Ntungamo, Bushenyi and Rwampara. vehicles are also carrying more than the acceptable number of passengers, in disregard of both load and curfew guidelines.
13:49
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Number of Positive COVID-19 Returnees on the Rise MOH

As of today, 29 returnees have tested positive for COVID-19. This number is expected to rise with return of more people
17:34
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70 Percent of Ambulances in Uganda Lack Equipment, Trained Staff - Survey MOH 1 1

Findings from the study shows that many of the ambulances used in the country do not have emergency equipment or medicine such as pain medication, vital signs monitors, an electrocardiogram (ECG) machine, a defibrillator or an intubation set used to clear blocked airways, Tranexami acid that prevents excessive bleeding caused by trauma like an accident. In addition to this, things like non-breather face masks needed to assist breathing are not present
14:04
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Isingiro District Gets First COVID-19 Community Case MOH 1

Isingiro Resident District Commissioner Herbert Muhangi says that the district gets many people from Tanzania trying to enter the country illegally to sell merchandise. At the same time, a number of Ugandans go to Tanzania to till gardens.
13:05
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Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 1,025 MOH

The cases were from 2,292 samples that were tested yesterday. Seven were from truck drivers that were picked different points of entry- Malaba, Mirama Hills and Elegu.
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Health Ministry Wants Bylaw on Misuse of Mosquito Nets MOH 1 1

According to the health ministry, beneficiaries have used the nets to fence off their gardens, poultry farms while others use them for fishing.
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.
12:59
12:59

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Reach 1,000 MOH 2 1 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
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.
15:17
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COVID-19: Isingiro District Surveillance Trucks Breakdown MOH 4 1

All vehicles from Production and Veterinary allotted to health department and the one they received from Health Ministry that were meant to help in surveillance bogged down.
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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.
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