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20:15
20:15

Health Ministry Restricts COVID-19 Contacts from Traveling Ministry of Health 2 1

The Ministry also announced that 120 students have so far tested positive for COVID-19. The cases have been registered from Bishop Cyprian Kihangire, Masaka College of Health Sciences, Vine Paramedical School in Masaka and Kabale School of Nursing and midwifery.
07:12
07:12

BoU Opposes Gov’t Proposal to Borrow from Domestic Market COVID-19 4 1 Top story

Domestic Borrowing is done through the issuance of government securities like treasury bills which are short term debt instruments with tenures ranging from 91, 182 and 364 days and treasury bonds with a maturity period of more than a year.
19:13
19:13

Health Ministry Worried About Untraceable COVID-19 Alert Cases Ministry of Health

According to data from the health ministry, 3,726 alert cases accounting for 35 percent of the total number of cases have been recorded. However the transmission path of alerts still remains unknown.
11:58
11:58

COVID-19 Patients Hesitant to Get Plasma Treatment- Medics Convalescent Plasma 1

Dr Monica Musenero an epidemiologist and senior presidential advisor on epidemics, says that many patients are not willing to take the treatment because they are not sure about how safe the treatment is.
11:04
11:04

Herd Immunity Not a Viable Option for Uganda -Experts COVID-19 2

Monica Musenero, an epidemiologist and senior presidential advisor on epidemics says that if Uganda considers using herd immunity as a means of treating COVID-19, at least 60 per cent of the population would have to be infected. So far, Uganda has recorded slightly above 10,000 cases of COVID-19.
16:10
16:10

Special “Emyooga” Treatment for Kampala, Wakiso Draws Criticism COVID-19 5 1

According to the breakdown, each group is entitled to 30 million Shillings and an allocation of 500 million Shillings is set aside for each constituency. However, a move by the government to allocate an additional 50 billion Shillings to Kampala and Wakiso districts has sparked criticism from Members of Parliament.
07:27
07:27

13 Kikuube Teachers Test Positive for COVID-19 Ahead of Reopening of Schools 1 1 Top story

Richard Tabaro, the Kikuube Resident District Commissioner-RDC, says the 13 cases are part of 20 teachers whose samples were collected on Friday last week ahead of the reopening of schools.
23:26
23:26

Private Schools Ask Parents to Provide Masks, Handsanitizers for Finalists COVID-19 3

In addition to the usual contentious requirement lists that shcools are known for,finalists returning to their respective schools will have to carry liters of handsanitizers, jik and several two layered facial masks. Some schools have also gone ahead to ask for facial shield and even stipulate the colour of mask that parents are supposed to buy
18:02
18:02

Police Restores Curfew Check Points Uganda Police Force 3 1

Businesses that have not yet been allowed to operate after easing the lockdown in order to reduce the rapid spread of COVID-19 are to remain unoperational till further notice.
12:19
12:19

Two Senior Health Officials in Masindi Test Positive for COVID-19. 1 1

Dr Rogers Musinguzi, the Head of COVID-19 Case management team in Masindi district, told Uganda Radio Network on Monday morning that they are arranging to transfer the two senior health officials to either Entebbe hospital or Hoima Regional Referral Hospital COVID-19 Treatment Unit.
11:03
11:03

COVID-19 Patients Presenting with Mental Illnesses-Experts 2 1

According to mental health experts, while studies are still ongoing to establish the mental effects of COVID-19, some cases that have been treated in the country have presented with a series of mental conditions including anxiety, acute psychosis, delirium, depression and chronic fatigue.
17:42
17:42

UNATU Raises Concern Over Safety of Teachers When Schools Re-open COVID-19 4 1

Filbert Baguma, the Secretary-General of UNATU says the SOPs and guidelines recently issued do not answer all the worries that teachers have. He says teachers are worried about measures that will keep them safe from Covid-19.
15:43
15:43

Private Health Workers Cry Foul Over Inadequate COVID-19 Training 1

According to health workers in private health facilities, the training that has been carried out by the health ministry only benefitted a few health workers leaving. The medics say most of them did not get a face to face training but rather received guidelines on how to handle COVID-19 patients on social media site Watsapp
13:30
13:30

Health Ministry Releases COVID-19 Home Care Guidelines Ministry of Health

According to the guidelines released by the health ministry, patients considering COVID-19 home care will have to adhere to over 50 measures the most important being a room dedicated to the patient
21:12
21:12

Parliament Passes Resolution for Gov’t to Pay Exam fees for Candidates lockdown 1 2

Parliament has passed a resolution urging government to meet the cost of examination registration for all candidate classes for this year due to the impact of COVID-19.
17:48
17:48

MPs Ask Museveni to Revise Number of People Attending Prayers COVID-19 3 1 Top story

Busia Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho told parliament today, that the government needed to reconsider this decision, and allow more numbers of worshippers according to the size of the churches and the number of people it can accommodate.
12:16
12:16

Kagadi District Receives 341,197 Face Masks Ministry of Health 2

Lillian Ruteraho, the Resident District Commissioner Kagadi who doubles as the Kagadi COVID-19 Taskforce Chairperson says that the delay to distribute the masks was putting more lives of the community at risk.
17:44
17:44

URC not Ready to Resume Commuter Train Six Months after Suspension COVID-19 1 1

The Uganda Railway Corporation (URC) has said that it is not yet ready to resume passenger train services due to ongoing works to ensure COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures.
15:39
15:39

Uganda Records Highest Daily COVID-19 Deaths

"Our health system is overwhelmed with cases right now and in such circumstances, we should expect more deaths," Dr Monica Musenero an epidemiologist and also a senior presidential advisor told URN
17:01
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Uganda's Health System Overwhelmed with COVID-19 Cases- Experts 2 1

Dr. Monica Musenero, an epidemiologist and senior presidential advisor on epidemics, says with the increase in community infections, the country's health system cannot take in all cases.
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