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17:00
17:00

More Tests Needed to Guarantee Safety from COVID19 -MOH Ministry of Health 1 3 Top story

The Director-General of Health Services Dr Henry Mwebesa said that Uganda needs to carry out more testing, even though he could not tag a targeted number. He, however, hastens to add that Uganda has managed to stop the spread of the disease into communities.
16:46
16:46

Africa Has Potential to Slow Spread of COVID 19-WHO COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional Director for Africa says that is important to empower different levels of government and health centres to be as it responds to the disease.
12:43
12:43

Regional Referral Hospitals Lack Isolation, ICU Beds COVID-19 Treatment 1 4 Top story

A number of hospital administrators who spoke to our reporters on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisal from their bosses, said they haven’t received any equipment. The few available beds are in terrible state and unfit for human use. In the Eastern Uganda, only two ICU beds are functional at Jinja Regional Referral hospital.
16:20
16:20

Lack of Protective Equipment Likely to Cause Infections Among Health Workers- Doctors COVID-19 1 3 Top story

According to the World Health Organisation, health workers treating any infections like COVID-19 are exposed to several hazards or risks like pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma and physical and psychological violence.
15:53
15:53

Soroti Hospital Embarks on Psychosocial Support for COVID-19 Suspects 1 2

Some residents have shunned or attacked relatives who returned from abroad or Kampala.
11:14
11:14

Soroti Municipal Officials Evade COVID-19 Clearance Test Soroti District 1 2

URN has learnt that after the expiry of the 14- days self-quarantine on March 28th, the COVID-19 task force has failed to trace the officials to be cleared by the Ministry of Health.
07:03
07:03

COVID-19: 33 Cases Confirmed in Uganda Ministry of Health 1 Top story

"Out of 203 samples that were tested today (Sunday), 3 were confirmed positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases in Uganda to 33," said the Health Minister, Dr. Ruth Aceng on Sunday evening.
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