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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.