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12:37
12:37

Ministry of Health Asks Foreign Affairs to Limit Number of Returnees COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

The Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng says that if the number is limited it will enable the health workers to manage the returnees, who are supposed to undergo institutional quarantine.
14:20
14:20

Six New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed MOH

The six cases were part of 2,048 samples that were tested yesterday for the disease. Four of the confirmed cases were contacts from Busia, Malaba,Amuru and Kyotera district while two cases are from the Mutukula and Malaba points of entry.
19:49
19:49

WHO Launches Review in Global Response to COVID-19 COVID-19 Pandemic

The review which will be led by an evaluation panel will look at the way the WHO and the world at large responded to the COVID-19 pandmeic
19:16
19:16

Pictorial: Parliament Inter-denominational Prayers COVID-19 Pandemic

Parliament on Thursday convened Inter-denominational prayers marking the beginning of the Fifth and last Session of the Tenth Parliament under the theme “For When I am Weak, then I am Strong” derived from 2 Corinthians 12:10. Three Parliament Chaplains including the Anglican Chaplain Rev. Canon Christine Shimanya, the Catholic Chaplain Rev. Fr. Ponsiano Kawesa and the Imam of Parliament Al-hajj Adbulatif Ssebagala led the prayers in which legislators prayed for peaceful 2021 general election and the end to the Covid-19 pandemic.
17:17
17:17

Parliament Wants Places of Worship Reopened COVID-19 Pandemic 5 1

The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga said that churches could operate with SOPs and that her office continues to receive petitions from religious leaders on the matter and that it was time for the government to open up churches and other places of worship.
10:50
10:50

High COVID-19 Cases Not Related to Mass Testing-WHO COVID-19 Pandemic

Data from the WHO shows that it took 12 weeks for the world to reach 400,000 cases of COVID-19. There have now been 11.4 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 535,000 deaths reported. As of today, 200,000 COVID-19 cases are being reported every day, across the world.
13:55
13:55

Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 902 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

The confirmed cases are part of 1,958 samples that were tested yesterday. All of the confirmed cases are Ugandans. Seven of the confirmed cases are contacts who were picked from Amuru and Tororo while the other cases were of two truck drivers from the Malaba point of entry
12:36
12:36

Four New COVID-19 Cases Recorded WHO

Despite the low number of recorded cases, health officials say that people should not think that the disease is being defeated. Dr Monica Musenero, an epidemiologist and a senior presidential advisor on epidemics says that the country is yet to feel the impact of the disease.
13:55
13:55

5000 Schools Might Close Due to Lockdown-NPA COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

Matte also noted that only about 30 percent of the learners are benefiting from the interventions by the Education and Sports Ministry and other stakeholders.
13:02
13:02

Eight New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Cases Rise to 763 COVID-19 Pandemic 1

Five of the confirmed cases are truck drivers picked from Elegu, Busia and Malaba while three were picked from alerts and contacts of already confirmed cases in Kyotera district.
07:41
07:41

EU Commits UGX 8.3b Towards Uganda's COVID-19 Response European Union 3 1

The money is going to be channelled through Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) as grants to complement the government’s efforts.
16:34
16:34

Uganda’s COVID-19 Infections Enter Stage Three COVID-19 Pandemic 2

Stage three is deemed the most deadly stage by experts with cases reported everywhere with no trace of how exactly they could have gotten infected with.
18:15
18:15

Museveni Lists Liquidity Plans for COVID-19 Affected Firms COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1 Top story

In his state of the Nation Address, which mainly focused on the Covid-19 pandemic, its effect on the economy and plans by government, Museveni revealed that Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija has proposed several measures meant to provide liquidity to private firms affected by the lockdown.
01:36
01:36

84 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Caseload at 413 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

52 cases were truck drivers who entered the country through Elegu and Busia points of entry. The highest number of cases-50 entered through the Elegu point of entry. 32 cases were contacts to previously confirmed cases that were under quarantine, according to the health ministry.
01:28
01:28

36 New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed MOH 1 Top story

The new cases comprise 24 truck drivers who entered the country through the Elegu, Malaba and Lia points of entry. At least 20 of drivers entered through the Elegu border point, while 12 of the reported new cases were picked from members of the community.
14:52
14:52

Amuria District Councilors Demand Accountability for COVID-19 Funds COVID-19 Pandemic 2 1

During a council meeting on Wednesday, David Ewayu, the district councillor for Kuju Sub County questioned why only the contributions from Ministers Musa Ecweru, the State Minister for Disaster Preparedness, and Gen. Jeje Odongo, the Minister for Internal Affairs were recorded.
15:36
15:36

Kitgum Municipal Authorities Want Pandwong Health Centre III to Resume Operations Ministry of Health 3 1

The Kitgum Municipality Mayor Walter Tooroma says assessments conducted by Ministry of Health on the health center for the past two months has given a negative rating, an indicator that it has not been not fully operational.
06:31
06:31

10 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded MOH 1 Top story

The 10 include nine truck drivers and one contact of a confirmed truck driver. This brings the number of confirmed cases for truck drivers to 145. The new cases were part of 1,497 samples that were tested on Wednesday.
10:55
10:55

WHO Boss Re-echoes Need for Unity to Conquer COVID-19 MOH 3 1

The WHO director general asked all member countries to put their difference aside and stand united against COVID-19
08:25
08:25

12 New COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Among Truck Drivers UVRI 1

All the 12 cases are Ugandan truck drivers who entered the country using different points of entry on Monday. To date over 160 drivers have tested positive.
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