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17:47
17:47

Wearing Face Masks Frustrating Learners With Hearing Impairment social distancing 4 1 Top story

Juliet Mary Tumuhairwe, the headteacher of Uganda School for the Deaf notes that wearing a facial mask is very challenging for her group of learners as they cannot fully understand or interpret what the teacher is communicating with them.
11:44
11:44

Kabarole District Staff to Undergo Self-Quarantine social distancing

According to Brian Kisembo, the Incident Manager for COVID-19 in Kabarole, the total of confirmed cases in the district now stands at six.
23:59
23:59

Unyama National Teachers' College Open New Term With Psychological Therapy Sessions social distancing 1 1

David Basadah, the Principal of the College told Uganda Radio Network in an interview that the students and their lecturers have returned to the college with stress and psychological challenges.
07:50
07:50

Police Disperses Traditional Healers For Breaching Covid-19 Guidelines district 2 1

Led by the new Bujjagali oracle, Hassan Kirunda, the traditional healers from different districts of Busoga Sub region converged on Wednesday to construct a shrine following the death of the 39th Bujjagali oracle “Nabamba Budhagali,” late last year.
10:44
10:44

Jinja Regional Referral Hospital Abandons Covid19 SOPs coronavirus 1

Some of facilities for sanitizing hands provided at different wards lack constant water supply and soap, which denies people from washing their hands routinely. Also health workers, patients and their attendants don’t adhere to the guidelines requiring them to wear face masks, which increases their chances of contracting and spreading Covid19.
13:18
13:18

Tumukunde Mobilizing Support in Busoga Sub region village 1 1

The quiet meetings, which are taking places in the residence of Tumukunde’s loyalists in different districts within Busoga sub region, are restricted to few individuals so as to enforce social distancing in line with the Covid19 control measures announced by the Health Ministry.
17:07
17:07

Police Disperses People Power Meeting in Jinja police station 4 2 Top story

Francis Muganga, the People Power Legal Officer in Eastern Uganda complained about the lack of a leveled political playing ground since their counterparts in the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party are holding meetings freely.
07:15
07:15

Kadaga Asks Village Leaders to Take Over Enforcement of COVID-19 Guidelines Kamuli 1 2

Kadaga, who was speaking at the launch of the distribution of government face masks in Kamuli district on Saturday said that most communities have abandoned the presidential directives on social distancing and handwashing, putting them at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 in case of an outbreak.
14:39
14:39

Mayuge Residents Complain About Poor Management of Quarantine Center home 2 1

Shafic Kisumuluzo, the Bwondha Zone C village chairperson, says despite registering one positive Covid19 case on the landing site last week, the both the community members and suspects have failed to adhere to the corona virus preventive guidelines of social distancing and wearing facial masks.
11:16
11:16

Century Cinema Reopens with Only 5 People on the First Day COVID-19 1 Top story

Lorrainne Oguttu, the Spokesperson Century Cinemax says they are hopeful that the number of movie goers will increase over the weekend and the next days to come.
17:16
17:16

COVID-19 Control Guidelines Tightened at Jinja Pier community 1 2

Isaiah Tumuhimbise, the port officer of Jinja pier, says that the port has been receiving daily tourists and food suppliers which cannot be maintained in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where social distancing is paramount.
12:30
12:30

Study Reveals Health Workers have Bad Attitude Towards COVID-19 public health 1

“About four-fifth of the respondents had poor attitude toward COVID-19 and just over 70% of the Health Care Workers-HCWs had good practices toward COVID-19 especially those aged 40 years or more,” says the descriptive study undertaken through WhatsApp Messenger.
11:39
11:39

Pictorial: Implementation of COVID-19 Guidelines in Kamwokya social distancing Top story

Unlike in the central business district of Kampala where people have closed shops, life is almost normal in Kamwokya, a densely populated Kampala suburb.
14:31
14:31

Soroti Hospital Steps up Covid-19 Screening Services social distancing 1 1

Dr. Michael Mwanga, the Hospital Director says that all patients presenting with high temperatures are subjected to further screening to rule out possible existence of the deadly virus. He explained that the hospital has now been equipped with medical supplies including 200 respirators for health workers to manage any condition.
14:12
14:12

COVID-19: Police Move to Stop Group Jogging lockdown 1

The Uganda Police Force has said they will start enforcement to make sure joggers stick to social distancing regulations.
14:55
14:55

Luweero Market Vendors Working in Shifts social distancing 2 1

Abdul Majid Ssemwanga the Chairperson of Kasana Market Traders’ Association the market hosts over 300 traders and it was difficult to implement four meters circumferential distance.
17:12
17:12

Amuria Residents Defy COVID-1 Prevention Guidelines social distancing 2 1 Top story

James Arana, the village chairman of Ajenit in Olwa Sub County says his people have remained adamant to the health precautions as well as the Presidential Directives to contain the virus. He notes that instead, three more bars have recently opened in his village and many people crowding in the trading centers every evening.
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