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14:09
14:09

Lira City Contributing Highest Number of COVID-19 Patients in Lango 3

Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, attributes the problem on the laxity in following the Standard Operating Procedures.
17:57
17:57

Minister Musenero Asked to Explain Alleged Misuse of COVID-19 Vaccine Development Funds Covid vaccines 1 5

The directive followed a statement on the country’s COVID-19 response and vaccination process which was presented before Parliament by Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng. During the debate, Ntungamo Municipality MP Yona Musinguzi noted that a statement presented by the Minister mostly made reference to donated supplies and limited procurement by the country.
13:20
13:20

Kazo District Headquarters Closed after 12 Staff Tested Positive for COVID-19 MOH 2

Kazo Resident District Commissioner Ruth Sabiti Kashaka says that the closure is to stop the further spread of the virus and ensure proper disinfection. She explains that samples taken from the district staff last week returned two positive results between Monday and Wednesday.
10:16
10:16

Police in Lira Intensify Enforcement of Covid-19 SOPs wearing face masks 5 1

The heightened enforcement stemmed from last week’s task force resolution which resolved that people not adhering to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs will be arrested and charged under the Public Health Act.
14:20
14:20

COVID-19 Victim’s Body Left in Hospital Ward for 20 Hours

The deceased, an elderly man who was referred from a health facility in Pandwong Division reportedly succumbed to COVID-19 complications at about 5 pm on Wednesday. However, his body remained on his death bed for close to 20 hours, until it was handed over to the relatives on Thursday afternoon.
18:35
18:35

Hoima Receives over 7,000 Doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines 1

Dr. lawrence Tumusiime, the Hoima district Health officer told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Saturday morning that the health ministry delivered more than 6,990 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines in the district on Friday.
15:42
15:42

Only 620 Health Workers Vaccinated in Lira 5 1

However, at Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Dr. Stephen Obbo, the hospital’s director says over 90% of the staff there has been vaccinated. Adding that efforts are underway to ensure that the remaining percentage also receive the jab.
08:45
08:45

COVID-19 Vaccination Cards on Sale in Lira 4 1

While addressing the COVID-19 task force meeting on Thursday, Kareiga informed the team that the circulation of fake vaccination cards has been recorded at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. He however did not disclose the number of people involved in the unscrupulous deal for fear of jeopardizing investigations.
17:51
17:51

Six in Seven COVID-19 Infections Are Undetected in Africa-WHO 3 1

WHO found out that as of 10 October 2021 the cumulative number of COVID-19 infections is estimated to be 59 million in Africa, which is seven times more than the over 8 million cases reported.
07:26
07:26

Hoima Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines Amidst Surging Cases 3

Dr Lawrence Tumusiime, the Hoima District Health Officer says that the district is running out of the COVID-19 vaccine with less than 200 doses remaining.
09:40
09:40

Kibaale Runs Out of COVID-19 Vaccines vaccination 2

Godfrey Timbihurira, the Kibaale District Health Officer-DHO told Uganda Radio Network on Tuesday that they ran out of vaccines on Tuesday last week.
09:18
09:18

Buganda to Use Emergency Drums to Deepen Covid-19 Fight buganda kingdom 4

According to Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga, this partnership will use the sounding of the Gwanga Mujje drum in the villages translated as “all of you come” a drum that was sounded in the olden days in times of trouble to rally the people to a common cause for example fighting invaders. To him, Covid-19 is a lion that has attacked and people need to come together to fight it hence the sounding of this drum.
09:46
09:46

Mbarara City Village Health Team Members Storm RDC’s Office Over Delayed COVID-19 Allowances 1 5

Mbarara City received Ugx 224.8 Million shillings as covid-19 relief funds which were approved by the council.
14:19
14:19

31 Arrested Partying in Kitgum Municipality

The suspects who include nine women and 22 men were picked from Corner pub in Central division, Kitgum Municipality on Thursday night.
20:39
20:39

WHO Reports Shortfall of 500 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Supply to Africa

According to WHO, the COVAX Facility has slashed planned COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to Africa by around 150 million this year which means the continent faces almost 500 million doses short of the global year-end target of fully vaccinating 40% of its population.
11:03
11:03

Patients Testing Positive for Covid-19 After Recovery Puzzle Kitgum Medics 4 1

Simon Knox Okongo, Kitgum District Surveillance Focal Point Person told Uganda Radio Network in an interview Thursday that one of the recovered patients has now tested positive for covid-19 for the fourth time consistently.
08:39
08:39

Health Ministry to Install Tracking Devices in Ambulances Ministry of Health 3 1

According to the Commissioner Emergency Medical Services, John Baptist Waniaye Nambohe the devices will help the Ministry track the movements of the ambulances, fuel consumption and general efficiency.
15:08
15:08

WHO Identifies New COVID-19 Strain

While the popular Delta variant that originated from India remains dominant and has ravaged many places across the globe, Mu has so far been identified in 39 countries but the UN organization says it has a group of mutations, something that suggests it can evade vaccine immunity.
14:39
14:39

700 Teachers Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in Hoima vaccination 3

Health and Education officials in both Hoima district and Hoima City launched the mass vaccination for teachers on Wednesday.
20:17
20:17

MOH Disregards Call for Ring-Fencing COVID-19 Jabs for Health Workers Ministry of Health 2

As of today, according to MOH figures, only 47,165 out of an estimated 150,000 health workers have been fully vaccinated countrywide despite them being the first lot for the government to prioritize for vaccination when the jabs first arrived in the country early in March.
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