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13:42
13:42

Elegu Border Records Sharp Rise in Covid-19 Positive Cases truck drivers 3 1

Last month of September 2021, out of the 2,594 samples tested by the health team 92 people, mostly travelers and long-distance truck drivers turned positive compared to 35 out of 2,478 samples tested in August.
09:42
09:42

Trucking in the COVID-19 Era: A Driver’s Nightmare truck drivers 1 2

Lubowa last made a trip from Kenya through Uganda to Democratic Republic of Congo two weeks back. At the Malaba border, he had papers that showed he had tested negative to the virus. However, clearing agents and customs officials refused to touch his papers.
16:01
16:01

Health Minister Aceng Appeals for Protective Gowns for Health Workers truck drivers 1

The Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng has called on well-wishers to donate protective full-length gowns for medical workers use during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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08:00

URA Bans Trucks from Parking Outside Warehouses, Container Depots truck drivers 1 Top story

In a circular this morning, the tax body said trucks carrying cargo shall be permitted to only park inside boarded warehouses or internal container depots. This, URA wrote, does not include roads along the Container Depots and warehouses.
16:04
16:04

Gov’t to Address Hostility towards Foreign Truck Drivers COVID-19 1

The Foreign Affairs State Minister, Henry Okello Oryem, says the incidents cited in the note are isolated cases and not the official position of Uganda.
10:17
10:17

COVID-19 Positive Truck Driver Intercepted in Elegu, Another Missing Amuru District 1 Top story

Martine Ojara Mapenduzi, the Gulu District LC 5 Chairperson also the coordinator District Task Force, says the interception of trucker, brings to three number of positive cases being treated at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital.
18:15
18:15

EAC Member States to Jointly Test Truck Drivers for COVID-19 State House 3 1

This is the highest number of infections to be recorded by the country in one day, since the confirmation of the virus in March. Uganda’s caseload now stands at 114 infections, a sizeable number from Kenyan and Tanzanian truck drivers who are entering the country through Malaba, Busia and Mutukula border posts.
14:11
14:11

Health Minister Orders Intensified Risk Communication in Elegu truck drivers 1 3

On a daily basis, between 300 to 1,000 cargo trucks are cleared by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and the immigration department at Elegu border post, on a continuing journey to South Sudan. However, the Minister observed that there is laxity among the border community who need adequate and timely knowledge about the threats posed by the global killer pandemic.
09:57
09:57

Uganda Registers 13 New COVID-19 Cases Ministry of health 1 Top story

The 13 cases were identified from the 2,421 samples collected from truck drivers on May 8th, 2020. According to the break down, 7 of the new cases are Kenyans, 4 Ugandans and 2 Tanzanian nationals.
13:10
13:10

Uganda’s Failure to Stop Truck Drivers Triggers Social Media Backlash COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The highest number of cases was recorded last week when 11 truck drivers tested positive in just one day. Yesterday, another four truck drivers from Tanzania, tested positive pushing Uganda’s COVID-19 Caseload to 79.
15:49
15:49

Three Covid-19 Positive Truck Drivers Intercepted in Pakwach covid19 pandemic 1

Swaib Toko, the Resident District Commissioner Packwach, says that the truck drivers and eight passengers they were travelling with were intercepted on Thursday night at the URA checkpoint.
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14:59

Woman in Abim Quarantined After Travelling On Truck truck drivers 2

Health authorities say the woman travelled on a truck that was transporting cement to Abim town on Sunday.
16:13
16:13

Truck Drivers Embrace VCT Services condom 1

Community Awareness campaign against HIV/AIDS has Improvement the livelihoods of Truck Drivers.
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