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16:47
16:47

Police Disperse Bobi Wine Supporters in Jinja street 4 2

Kyagulanyi was in Jinja for a political talk show on NBS FM.
17:44
17:44

People Power Legal Officer Arrested for Holding Illegal Assembly team 1 1

On Friday, Muganga reportedly stormed Iganga Mainstreet with whistles and a placard condemning the government for failing to provide food for the needy. He also carried along a petition demanding that the government either lifts the lockdown and the continued ban on bodaboda operations.
16:40
16:40

UNAIDS Raises Alarm on Looming Shortage of HIV Drugs Global Fund

The survey discovered that the lockdowns and border closures imposed to stop COVID-19 are impacting both the production of medicines and their distribution, potentially leading to increases in their cost and to supply issues, including stock-outs over the next two months.
15:54
15:54

COVID-19 Patient Admitted at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital coronavirus 1

According to Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital Director, Dr Alex Adeku, the Ugandan male had traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo and used a porous border to return to the country.
11:44
11:44

Lax Security Worries Communities Adjacent to Jinja Hospital COVID-19 Isolation Centre security guard 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.
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.
11:00
11:00

State of Health Centres in Buyende District Shocks MPs road 2 1

Beatrice Rwakamari, the Ntungamo woman MP says that the district is neighbouring Lake Kyoga but it lacks gazetted quarantine centres which make it hard for them to track down suspects.
20:19
20:19

First COVID-19 Case Reported in Magamaga Military Barracks district 1 1

The victim is a wife to a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF soldier, who travelled to the barracks to nurse her ailing husband on Tuesday. The soldier whose identities have been withheld is reported to have suffered a mental breakdown and was admitted in the barrack’s health facility.
12:00
12:00

Uganda to Use Blood Plasma of Recovered Patients for COVID-19 Treatment United States 1 3

Prof Pauline Byakika, a member of the Scientific Committee for COVID -19 says that the use of convalescent plasma will be a quicker and straight forward avenue to handle the disease given the continued rise in cases.
17:16
17:16

COVID-19 Control Guidelines Tightened at Jinja Pier community 1 2

Isaiah Tumuhimbise, the port officer of Jinja pier, says that the port has been receiving daily tourists and food suppliers which cannot be maintained in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where social distancing is paramount.
12:07
12:07

Police Disperses Vendors in Jinja for Flouting Covid-19 Guidelines UPDF 3 2

The vendors had displayed their merchandise on the pedestrians’ walkways prompting the police and UPDF Soldiers to disperse them.
13:07
13:07

Truck Drivers Decry Hostility from Highway Communities community 3 1

The hostility, they say, started with an increase in the number of Coronavirus cases recorded among truck drivers, mainly those entering the country from Kenya and Tanzania. In recent weeks, more than 100 truck drivers have tested positive to the virus, driving cases of coronavirus in the country now 248.
15:06
15:06

Government has no Plans for Ugandans Stranded Abroad coronavirus 1 2

Government has said it does not have plans to help Ugandans stranded abroad over the COVID-19 lockdown.
12:05
12:05

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

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.
11:58
11:58

Life in Quarantine a Nightmare: COVID-19 Suspects Ugandan 2 1 Top story

Namutebi narrates that no explanation was given to them before they were taken to quarantine in Central Inn. For Namutebi and 44 other travelers life at Central Inn was characterised with challenges, terror and hopelessness. The lack of food and personal protective gear gave many sleepless nights.
03:13
03:13

South Sudan Registers First COVID -19 Case people 1

Unlike other countries, South Sudan took early measures eve before registering the first case. the government declared a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 06:00 am ad also ordered the closure of all bars, night clubs, and shops, other than those selling food, in addition to encouraging people to observe social distancing rules.
17:42
17:42

MPs Demand Involvement in COVID-19 Fight coronavirus 3 1

A section of Members of Parliament are demanding to be included in the COVID-19 fight saying they have been left out yet they are instrumental.
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