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15:18
15:18

Youth Burn Down House of Coronavirus Task force Member COVID-19 1

According to Abola, the youth from Olwal trading center in Pagoro village targeted him for reporting them for defying presidential directive on social distancing.
16:21
16:21

Ban on Roadside Food Vending Leaves Mukono Residents Starving COVID-19 6 1 Top story

Joseph Maganda, a porter at construction sites is one of those who have been depending on roadside food vendors for his meals.
11:39
11:39

Residents Trekking Long Distances to Access Treatment COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Swabrah Nakanjako, a resident of Katosi town council in Mukono district, says that she has to trek to health facilities in Ntenjeru or Kisoga Sub County to treat her child. She proposes that government institutes health camps to help to bring treatment closer to residents.
08:16
08:16

Boat Operators Abandon Work Leaving Thousands Stuck on Islands Lake Victoria 3 1 Top story

Mukiibi Sserunjogi, a 30 passenger boat operator from Katosi landing site to Ddamba island in Koome sub county Mukono district, says many people are stranded on the islands and lack money to return to their homes.
11:03
11:03

Kame Market Leadership Close Stalls Of Traders Bringing Children to Work Kame Valley Market 1 1 Top story

Geoffrey Sserunjogi, the Kame Valley Market Chairperson, says they had no option to act before higher authorities close the entire market. He says they severally reminded the traders on the need to implement the preventives measures announced by government against COVID19.
07:21
07:21

South Sudanese Continue Entering Uganda Despite Border Closure Titus Jogo 2

Titus Jogo, the Adjumani Refugee Desk Officer told URN over the weekend that they receive between 30-34 South Sudanese nationals on daily basis. He explained that the refugees enter Uganda through the porous border, which stretches from Moyo to Lamwo district.
17:04
17:04

Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines MoH 1 2

The sub-county Chairperson Hudson Kiyaga says that the landing site was overly congested making it hard for them to maintain social distancing recommendations. According to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation, individuals are supposed to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from any person who is coughing or sneezing.
11:24
11:24

Luweero District Drafts Ugx 57M Budget for COVID-19 Fight 4 1

Ronald Ndawula the LC 5 Chairman of Luweero district says that the budget was tabled before District Executive Committee and Chief Administrative Officer asked to make reallocation within the budget to realise the money to ensure the activities are done to prevent the disease.
11:18
11:18

Private Clinic Owners Warned Against Hiding COVID Suspects MoH 2 1

Ayubu Ssegunga, the Chairperson Uganda Private Clinics and Drug Shops Association, says majority of the Private Clinic and drug shop operators focus on money at the expense of professionalism. He says to create a disease free community all medical practitioners regardless of their level should abide by the health Ministry guidelines and preventive measures against COVID19.
16:04
16:04

Four Isolated in Luweero, Distress Calls Overwhelm Health Officers COVID-19 2 1 Top story

Luweero District Health Officer Dr Innocent Nkonwa says that samples from the suspects have been dispatched to Uganda Virus Research Institute for testing. Nkonwa added that the district has since designated Nyimbwa Health Center IV to host coronavirus suspects.
21:17
21:17

8 Under Self Quarantine in Kyenjojo COVID-19

The Kyenjojo Deputy Resident District Commissioner, Isaac Kawonawo, says the samples from the suspects were sent to Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe for testing.
11:25
11:25

Amuru Runs Out of Quarantine Space For Coronavirus Suspects COVID-19 2

The beds at Amuru Health Centre IV are being occupied by two South Sudanese nationals who travelled to Uganda from India via Dubai and Entebbe and two Airport taxi drivers who transported them to the district from Entebbe.
12:27
12:27

29 Revelers, Church Goers Arrested in Gulu COVID-19 1

Major Santo Okot Lapolo, the Gulu Resident Commissioner, says the suspects were picked in an operation that started around 5PM and went on until late in the night for defying the ban on public gatherings.
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