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22:14
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COVID -19: Schools Considering to Keep Learners During Holidays COVID 19 9

Mike Sekago, says they are considering retaining the learners because they are not of their safety when they return home because of the rampant COVID-19 infections.
09:06
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Wakiso District Authorities Asks Food, Fruit Vendors to Test for COVID-19 COVID 19 3 1 Top story

Wakiso Deputy District Health Inspector, Emmanuel Ddamba, says they received instructions from the Chief Administrative Officer ordering all food and fruit vendors to present a negative COVID-19 test certificate before they are allowed to operate at the district offices.
16:23
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Applicant Responds With More Insults As Supreme Court Judges Task Him to Explain Abuses Contempt of Court 1 2 Top story

According to the Justices, Ssebadduka used abusive language in his petition when he described them as a “council of fools.” He also described Electoral Commission and its Chairperson, Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, Ministry of Health and President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as ignorant and unintelligible on the basics of COVID-19.
17:14
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Health Ministry Gets Greenlight for South-Korean COVID-19 Antigen Test COVID 19 1 1

The test is a rapid point-of-care swab test that directly detects the presence or absence of coronavirus antigen in the patient’s body, generating diagnosis results within less than 30 minutes. These tests are designed to detect a specific protein in the virus that elicits the body’s immune response.
19:36
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UBTEB Asks Institutions Not to Increase Exam Fees COVID 19 2

The examination cycle is expected to start on October 19, 2020, following the re-opening of education institutions for finalists.
07:29
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Number of Accredited Covid-19 Testing Laboratories Reduced COVID 19 2 1

The nine accredited laboratories are; the Uganda Virus Research Institute, the Central Public Health Laboratory, Makerere Univeristy, Mukula mobile laboratory, Tororo mobile laboratory, Adjumani mobile laboratory , Infectious Disease Institute, Mildmay and Lancet laboratories.
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Poorly Managed Covid-19 Triage Areas Could Increase Hospital Infections- Experts COVID 19 2 1

According to the medics, leaving security guards to manage these triage centers is a disaster in the making.
14:10
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Gulu Hospital Accumulates UGX 260M Debt For Covid19 Patient Food COVID 19 1 1

Dr. James Elima, the l Director Gulu Regional Referral Hospital, says they haven’t paid food suppliers for four months. He says the situation has forced them to suspend providing breakfast to patients and cut down on the meals from three to one each day.
10:53
10:53

Gov't to Issue Covid-19 Home Treatment Guidelines Early Next Week COVID 19

According to a source from the health ministry, some of the guidelines that have already been agreed upon is isolating positives in one room and allocating a care giver who is healthy and young enough not to be affected severely by the disease if they are infected
19:34
19:34

700 to Attend DP Delegates Conference in Gulu Democratic Party 1 1

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Regional Police Spokesperson says the restriction falls within the guidelines of COVID-19 established for political parties to follow while conducting activities.
05:29
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CSOs Ask Gov't to Recognize Herbal Medicines for COVID-19 Treatment patients 1 1

Geoffrey Okello, the Executive Director of Gulu NGO Forum says herbal medicines can support the treatment of patients with COVID-19 and he advised the government to examine those already in existence since so far, science has failed to discover a remedy yet the infection rates are soaring beyond control.
16:41
16:41

MP Luttamaguzi Semakula, 22 Others Granted Bail common nuisance 2

Luttamaguzi, Violet Nakalema, an aspirant for the Nakaseke Woman Parliamentary Seat and 21 others were remanded to Kitalya and Kasangati Prisons by Nakaseke Grade One magistrate Milly Nankya following their arrest in Semuto town council a week ago.
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COVID-19: Artists to Get UGX 6.6bn Stimulus Package COVID 19 2

The State Minister for Youths and Children Affairs Florence Nakiwala says that the Department of Culture in the Ministry is compiling the list of beneficiaries and working out modalities to run the fund.
13:08
13:08

Luweero Kadhi Asks Police Not to Selectively Enforce Covid-19 Guidelines COVID 19 3 1

Celebrating Eid-ul-Adha at Kasana mosque in Luweero town, Sheikh Ramadhan Mulindwa Nsanja the Luweero District Kadhi asked the Police not to selectively enforce the directives.
16:18
16:18

Luweero Vendors to Work In Shifts as Roadside Markets Re-Open COVID 19 3 1

Phoebe Namulindwa, the Chairperson of the task force says that the markets have been reopened today after a meeting in which the leaders committed to implementing all measures to combat the spread of the virus. These include wearing face masks, observing the recommended social distance, using sanitisers and taking extra measures to decongest the markets.
14:15
14:15

Government Defends COVID-19 Lockdown at East Africa Court Male Mabirizi 1 Top story

The government contends that the President’s directives were backed by statutory Instruments issued by the Health Minister under the Health Act.
14:09
14:09

Nakaseke Hospital Struggles to Feed Contacts of COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver lack of funds 4 1

Ntumwa Matovu the Nakaseke Hospital Administrator says that so as to save the contacts from dying from starvation, they have resolved to ask a local hotel to supply food to the contacts on credit but they don’t have a vote to clear the debt.
11:27
11:27

PWDs Accuse Luweero District Task Force of Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines physical distancing 4 1

The outcry came up when People with Disabilities and Muslim clerics were invited for relief food to enable them sustain themselves during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. They were transported to Kasana Playground in Luweero town using taxi’s and motorcycles to a handover ceremony presided over by Resident District Commissioner Phoebe Namulindwa.
14:59
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Woman in Abim Quarantined After Travelling On Truck truck drivers 2

Health authorities say the woman travelled on a truck that was transporting cement to Abim town on Sunday.
12:30
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Novelist Kakwenza Rukira Bashaija Remanded COVID 19 1

The State alleges that Kakwenza on April 6th while at Busei ‘A’ Village in Iganga District using a Lenovo Laptop unlawfully posted messages on his Facebook account mobilizing the public against complying with the directives and public health guidelines issued to prevent the spread of COVID -19.
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