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17:49
17:49

SPC Injured by Stray Bullet While Enforcing COVID-19 Guidelines coronavirus

Emmy Mitala, the Mayuge Resident District Commissioner, says the security officers attempted to disperse the revellers peacefully but they switched off power and started pelting them with stones. According to Mitala, the officers retaliated by firing live ammunition in the air but a stray bullet hit Ponde in the chest.
10:13
10:13

Kivejinja an Icon of NRM Ideology -Rugunda government 2 2

Kivejinja labored to remind officials within the NRM government circles on their need to follow the party’s principles of ensuring quality service delivery for all citizens.
20:41
20:41

Namutumba LC V Chairman Laid to Rest coronavirus 1

Kumbuga succumbed to Covid-19 on Wednesday morning at Mulago National Referral Hospital after spending two weeks in intensive care unit.
08:09
08:09

Sheikh Balonde Succumbed to COVID-19-Busoga Muslim Region Spokesperson coronavirus 1 Top story

Dr. Balonde died on Monday evening in the Non-Communicable Disease's unit of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital following his admission on Friday due to a long battle with diabetes and hypertension. He was later moved to the intensive care unit after testing positive for COVID-19.
18:03
18:03

Ikumbya Health Center III Closed After Five Staff Test Covid-19 Positive health worker

The Luuka district health officer, Christopher Wandira says that the maternity ward and laboratory will remain operational, however, members of the public have been advised to seek medical services from the lower health center IIs or Kiyunga health center IV.
11:50
11:50

Kabarole Runs to NGOs for Support as Covid-19 Cases Soar Emmanuel Ainebyoona 1 Top story

Brian Kisembo, the Covid-19 Incident Manager in Kabarole and Fort Portal City says over 200 people have contracted the virus in the two areas even though 90 have since recovered. On Monday, the Ministry of Health confirmed 55 new cases in Kabarole, which is the highest number that has ever been recorded in the district.
12:50
12:50

Kamuli Municipality MP Rehema Watongola Dead coronavirus 1 Top story

The deceased’s husband Badiru Watongola, who doubles as the Kamuli municipality NRM chairperson told URN in a phone interview that his wife breathed her last around 11:30 am Saturday morning. He said that the deceased legislator was admitted with breathing difficulties and they are yet to confirm whether she succumbed to COVID-19 or some other illness.
11:44
11:44

Kabarole District Staff to Undergo Self-Quarantine social distancing

According to Brian Kisembo, the Incident Manager for COVID-19 in Kabarole, the total of confirmed cases in the district now stands at six.
15:49
15:49

Iganga LC 5 Chairperson Casts Doubt on His COVID-19 Positive Results coronavirus 1 Top story

Kayemba, who is vying for the Kigulu South Parliamentary seat as an independent is in self-isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 on October 30th, a day to the much anticipated presidential visit to Iganga to commission road construction projects.
07:12
07:12

Fort Portal Health Centers Lack PPE, Not Observing SOPs task force 2 1 Top story

Murungi Monica, the Ibaale HC II in charge, notes that at on several occasions they have been forced to use their own money to buy things like gloves and masks because they last received a consignment from National Medical Stores -NMS about two months ago.
15:04
15:04

Two Clinics Closed Over Mismanaging Covid-19 Patient Mayuge

It is alleged that, the victim was first admitted at Rapha medical clinic early last week before being transferred to Pancerous medical center where he breathed his last on Saturday.
07:09
07:09

Bugweri District Headquarters Temporarily Closed after Registering Covid19 Case coronavirus 1 1

Gad Rugajju, the Chairperson of Bugweri Covid19 Taskforce who also doubles as the acting Resident District Commissioner, says the samples of all staff were picked from Busesa health center IV before they were offered psycho-social support and directed to self-quarantine as they wait for their results.
21:55
21:55

Jinja Hospital Emergency Unit Temporarily Closes after COVID-19 Deaths patient 1 Top story

Although the facility was disinfected on Monday evening and Tuesday morning, patients and their attendants started fleeing it for fear of contracting Covid19. As a result, management temporarily relocated some of the patients to the outpatient department. However, most of them opted to seek medical services from lower health facilities.
15:04
15:04

No Date Yet for Resumption of Commercial Flights -UCAA tourism 1 2 Top story

The UCAA Manager of Public Affairs, Vianney Luggya told URN that this was not a final schedule, but a draft sent to the operators, who were asked to give their input for a final plan.
11:42
11:42

Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital Runs Out of Surgical Masks Corona 2

According to the hospital director, Dr Alex Adeko, the health facility ran out of masks at the beginning of this week due to their high demand by the health workers who are handling overwhelming numbers of patients from the eight districts in the Tooro sub-region.
10:44
10:44

Jinja Regional Referral Hospital Abandons Covid19 SOPs coronavirus 1

Some of facilities for sanitizing hands provided at different wards lack constant water supply and soap, which denies people from washing their hands routinely. Also health workers, patients and their attendants don’t adhere to the guidelines requiring them to wear face masks, which increases their chances of contracting and spreading Covid19.
07:15
07:15

Kadaga Asks Village Leaders to Take Over Enforcement of COVID-19 Guidelines Kamuli 1 2

Kadaga, who was speaking at the launch of the distribution of government face masks in Kamuli district on Saturday said that most communities have abandoned the presidential directives on social distancing and handwashing, putting them at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 in case of an outbreak.
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