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16:24
16:24

Kyotera District Gets 200,000 Face Masks Ministry of health 1 1

Maj. David Matovu, the Kyotera Resident District Commissioner, says that the distribution will start on Tuesday in Kasensero and Nangoma sub-county and continue to other parts of the district.
11:04
11:04

Kyotera District COVID Task Force Stuck With 10 Patients lack of fuel 1 Top story

Dr Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer and Secretary to the task force says they do not have funds to buy fuel to transport the patients to Masaka. The island sub-county lacks a treatment centre.
11:39
11:39

COVID-19: Congestion Failing Self-Isolation In Kasensero Residents 2

Dr. Mutebi says it is risky to direct Covid-19 suspects to self-isolate for 14 days in a compacted house where other family members stay.
16:23
16:23

Three More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Kasensero, 91 Contacts Traced Ministry of health 2 Top story

Dr Ronald Reagan Mutebi, the head of the mass community testing exercise says they have registered a cumulative total of 12 COVID-19 patients. Four of the patients were transferred to Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital and another four to Mbarara Hospital while the Tanzanian national who tested positive is still at large.
12:20
12:20

COVID-19 Positive Tanzanian Escapes from Isolation Centre in Kyotera Ministry of health 1

The Tanzanian national had temporarily been isolated at an undisclosed facility as health workers waited for an ambulance to transfer him together with four others to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.
09:57
09:57

Uganda Registers 13 New COVID-19 Cases Ministry of health 1 Top story

The 13 cases were identified from the 2,421 samples collected from truck drivers on May 8th, 2020. According to the break down, 7 of the new cases are Kenyans, 4 Ugandans and 2 Tanzanian nationals.
07:52
07:52

COVID-19: Another Truck Driver Tests Positive Ministry of health Top story

The latest case is a 27-year-old Kenyan truck driver who entered Uganda through Malaba border on Sunday.
11:44
11:44

Parliament's Continued Sessions Worry Health Ministry Ministry of health 1

Although there have been several calls for Parliament to lockdown, following confirmation of COVID-19 Cases in Uganda, and President Museveni’s ban on all Public gatherings, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has maintained that Parliament will meet as infrequently as possible and also ensure to conduct most of the business online
12:05
12:05

Handwashing Could Become Routine Long After COVID-19 – Specialists coronavirus 1 2

Medical experts say that proper handwashing, with soap and water, not only reduces the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), but can also prevent the spread of other viral illnesses such as cold and flu. Science has also shown that washing hands for 20 seconds is effective in killing germs, much more than using an alcohol based sanitizer.
14:12
14:12

COVID-19: Police Move to Stop Group Jogging lockdown 1

The Uganda Police Force has said they will start enforcement to make sure joggers stick to social distancing regulations.
17:43
17:43

Moroto Regional Referral Hospital to Set Up Coronavirus Isolation Centre Ministry of health 1

The recommendation comes after the World Health Organization-WHO officer for Karamoja Field Office Dr Ken Kabali completed a training of medical workers at the referral hospital on how to handle cases of the virus if it breaks out.
14:12
14:12

CAA: No suspected Corona Cases at Entebbe Airport COVID 19 1 1 Top story

Asked if it had anything to do with the implementation of the Health Minister’s ban on travels in and out of Uganda for people who had visited high risk countries or even Ugandans intending to travel there, CAA Spokesperson, Vianney Luggya, said it was simply a technical problem, which has since been resolved.
14:42
14:42

Police Investigates Death Of Two People in Kitgum kitgum district

A police officer who preferred anonymity says that Ssembatya had been conducting training with a team of doctors from the health Ministry from Kampala before his demise.
19:36
19:36

Health Ministry to Withdraw Measles Vaccine from Health Facilities Ministry of health 4 3

Dr Asibo says previously the health ministry had been administering only measles vaccines without the component of rubella vaccines adding that it was only effective to treating measles.
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