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14:05
14:05

COVID-19: MOH Arranges Mandatory Counseling Sessions for Health Workers UMA 2 1

Morris Tukei, a clinical psychologist at International Hospital Kampala notes that it is important for people to do whatever is in their control like following the government regulations to avoid complications.
15:58
15:58

Mabirizi Challenges Museveni's Oral Directives on Covid-19 male mabirizi 1 2

According to Mabirizi laws in Uganda take effect upon publication in the gazette not upon oral communication. He argues that the statements by the President subject Ugandans to unclear and uncertain martial law and are incapable of being complied with or enforced.
17:06
17:06

Family Apologises for Attack on COVID-19 Burial Team in Kasese 5 2

The fracas happened in Bunyiswa, Bwera Sub County, during the burial of a 54-year-old resident identified as Bwambale Franco Kabwangana, who died from Mayanja Memorial Hospital where he had been referred with hypertension and signs of stroke, and later tested positive to COVID-19.
12:57
12:57

Judiciary Releases Working Schedules for Judges During Lockdown Covid-19 1 2

On Monday, Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo suspended the hearing of all court cases including election petitions for 42 days.
16:54
16:54

Former Kabale LCV Chairperson Laid to Rest Amidst Tight Security Covid-19 3 5

Keihwa who is also the former Uganda Local Governments' Association (ULGA) chairperson for Western Uganda succumbed to Covid-19 at Healthstone Hospital in Banda, Kampala on Thursday evening.
15:00
15:00

MPs Without COVID-19 Test Results Allowed to Attend Budget Reading Parliament 4 1

More than 150 MPs were earlier locked out of the Kololo Airstrip where Parliament is currently sitting after their COVID-19 results delayed.
18:56
18:56

Makerere University Launches COVID-19 Anti-Body Test Kits 2 1

The self-test kits according to experts are affordable, fast and favourable for mass testing. They will be suitable for high-risk areas like schools, prisons and some districts.
08:36
08:36

City Bus Operators Cheating Commuters Despite Abandoning SOPs Covid-19 1 3

Simon Kaheru, a passenger who was heading to Kawempe in Awakula Ennume bus grumbled that bus operators are crowding them on top of charging them exorbitantly. Kaheru explained that before the lockdown buses were charging them Shillings 1000 but doubled the fare to Shillings 2000 to compensate for the vacant seat because of the reduced capacity.
14:53
14:53

Wakiso Engineer Succumbs to COVID-19 3

Mudaali breathed his last at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he was admitted intensive care over the weekend in critical condition.
13:36
13:36

Gov’t Seeks to Borrow UGX 6 Trillion to Finance Budget Deficit Covid-19 1 2

State Minister for Planning David Bahati, who tabled the request, said that of this, a total of 4 trillion Shillings is proposed to be borrowed from the domestic market while another USD 600 million (2.2 trillion Shillings) will be borrowed from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
15:45
15:45

No Justification for Continued Closure of Borders - Besigye Covid-19 2 1

Besigye today addressed the country in his capacity as president of the people’s government pressure group based at his Katonga road office, ahead of tomorrow's scheduled address of President Museveni to the country on the situation of covid-19
12:16
12:16

Nabilatuk Quarantine Centre Equipped Covid-19 2

The facility located at Ariesep Secondary School received a consignment of 30 mattresses, 60 bedsheets and blankets.
10:13
10:13

Kabale RDC Accuses Police, Army of Failing to Enforce Covid-19 Directives 2 5

Darius Nandinda, Kabale Resident District Commissioner alleges that Brian Ampeire, District Police Commander and Lieutenant Colonel Robert Nahamya, the Commander of 19th Battalion are not enforcing the curfew.
12:52
12:52

Kabale Covid-19 Taskforce Disregards Physical Distancing Guidelines 2 1

The task force led by Ali Karama, the head of donations Committee invited mechanics and taxi conductors to Kigezi Private Sector Promotion Centre yard in Kabale municipality to receive 160 bunches of matooke.
16:24
16:24

Kasese Residents Storm RDC's Office Demanding Relief Food Covid-19 3 4

The group which includes the elderly and widows accuse the Covid-19 task force of intentionally distributing food to the less needy.
08:33
08:33

Ambulance Driver Quarantined After Exposure to COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver 1

Kisoro District Health Officer Dr Stephen Nsabiyunva says that the driver got in close contact with the truck driver when his car tyre got a puncture while on the way to Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, forcing him to open the behind cabin to get a spare. The driver narrates that the victim helped him to fix the spare tyre before proceeding with the journey.
16:11
16:11

Covid-19 Positive Truck Driver Admitted at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital 2

The victim arrived at Kabale regional referral hospital at 11:20a.m in a Toyota Land Cruiser Ambulance registration number UG5628M.
16:03
16:03

Truck Drivers in Kasese Raise Concerns Over State of Quarantine Centre RDC 2 3

Drivers arriving from Democratic Republic Congo-DRC in recent days have been put under the mandatory 14-days quarantine at Bwera Secondary School as a measure to control the spread of coronavirus.
08:34
08:34

Eight Ugandans Arrested in DRC Deported Covid-19

They were arrested on Thursday after they had crossed to harvest their food crops from their gardens in Nyamirama, North Kivu province.
12:04
12:04

Kabale Market Vendors Struggle to Maintain Pysical Distance Covid-19 1 3

Our reporter has established that none of the traders has even attempted to spend a night in the market, as many of them continue commuting from their homes every morning. Although the market has handwashing facilities placed at all entries, there is no physical distance between the stalls, which increases the risk of human to human infections.
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