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14:43
14:43

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
15:17

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.
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.
11:56
11:56

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Hit 848 MOH 1 Top story

All the positive cases are Ugandan nationals. 12 of the positive cases were picked from communities in Tororoo,Luwero and Amuru while three of the cases were of truck drivers from points of entry.
05:06
05:06

Ebola Outbreak Defeated in DRC After Almost Two Years WHO 2 1

The Ebola outbreak which began in August 2018 in eastern DRC, has claimed the lives of 2,300 people. A total of 3,500 people were infected with 1,200 recoveries being reported. The Ebola hemorrhagic fever is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads through human to human contact.
12:34
12:34

Ugandans are not Scared of Coronavirus - Experts MOH 4 1

A study carried out in March 2020 when Uganda had less than 20 cases of the disease showed that the level of fear at the time of COVID-19 was as high as 80 percent in some communities. In June,2020 with over 700 cases of the disease reported, the level of fear of the disease had gone down in some communities to as low as 20 percent. Preventive measures as such hand wahing that once stood at 80 percent have gone down to 56 percent as of June
15:13
15:13

Isingiro District Receives 473,000 Face Masks free face masks 2 1

The masks will be distributed in the 901 villages across the 29 Sub Counties and town councils and Nakivale and Orukinga Refugee settlements.
18:15
18:15

Cost of MOH Health Campaigns Up by UGX 18b

The Ministry of Health says that it now needs an additional 18 billion Shillings to implement previously planned for projects like the mass mosquito net distribution campaign and a yellow fever vaccination. The distribution of mosquito nets was previously budgeted at 447 billion while yellow fever vaccination was planned at 3.8 billion Shillings.
09:05
09:05

Kampala Markets Abandon COVID-19 Control Measures Kasubi Market 3 1

The complacency is visible in Nakawa and Kalerwe markets in the outskirts of Kampala, where the strings that were once used to enforce social distancing and control contact between vendors and customers have been removed allowing free entry and exit, a precursor for contact transmission of the virus.
12:45
12:45

14 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Cases Now at 755 WHO

Nine of the confirmed cases were picked from alerts and contacts of already confirmed cases in the areas of Kampala, Kyotera and Nebbi while five of the cases were picked from points of entry in Busia, Mirama Hills, Bunagana and Lia. An additional 27 foreign truck drivers who tested positive were sent back to their countries of origin.
12:20
12:20

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 741 WHO 2 Top story

Five of the cases are contacts of previously confirmed cases from Kyotera and Amuru districts, while four of the cases are truck drivers who were detected from the Malaba and Elegu points of entry. Additionally, 31 foreign truck drivers who tested positive were sent back to their countries of origin.
12:19
12:19

19 More People Test Positive for COVID-19 MOH

13 of the confirmed cases were from alerts and contacts of people within communities in Jinja, Amuru, Kyotera, Tororo, Gulu and Wakiso. The other six were from points of entry. According to the health ministry, the increase in community cases ushers the country into stage three of the disease which is worrying.
23:14
23:14

Only 10 High Risk Travelers Apply to Stay in Public Quarantine Facilities MOH 1 1

But, even with an ability to take in as many as 100 travellers, many of the travellers would rather stay in hotels where some might need to pay as much as USD 100 ( 370,000 Shillings) per day than withstand the conditions in public quarantine institutions.
11:48
11:48

Seven New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed MOH 1 Top story

The seven cases were part of 2,532 samples that were tested yesterday from different testing points in the country. Four of the cases were from alerts and contacts of people who have tested positive. They were picked from the districts of Tororo, Kyotera and Gulu. The other three cases were picked at the Malaba and Mutukula points of entry
12:10
12:10

COVID-19: Uganda's Confirmed Cases Rise to 679 MOH 1

The rise in community cases and poor adherence to measures that include wearing of masks has raised concerns among health authorities.
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