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21:30
21:30

10 People Isolated in Gulu for Defying COVID-19 Guidelines 1

Martin Ojara Mapenduzi, the District LC 5 Chairperson revealed that the suspects were tracked down by the COVID-19 Gulu Taskforce backed by police pursued the individuals and managed to confine them under strict conditions.
20:36
20:36

Public Transport Suspended for 14-Days to Contain Coronavirus 1 Top story

The only vehicles that will be allowed to move are the trucks delivering cargo and food stuffs, delivery vans, pickups, other essential commodities and vehicles belonging to security organs like the police and the army, ministry of health vehicles, some of the institutional vehicles doing essential work, vehicles for sanitary services like those of the KCCA taking kasasiro among others.
20:16
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Father of Baby who Tested Positive to COVID-19 on the Run police spokesperson

It is suspected that the baby picked the virus from the father, a resident of Nkono village in Iganga municipality who traveled back from Kisumu, Kenya early last week. Although the Ministry of Health said that the parents would now be put under quarantine for further examination, the father has been reported to be missing.
20:06
20:06

Wildlife Authority Suspends Primate Tourism and Research in Protected Areas COVID-19 1 1

UWA Executive Director Sam Mwandha announced that the activities will be suspended until April 30, 2020 due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the eventual confirmation of a number of cases in Uganda. Up to 14 cases have so far been confirmed in the country, according to an update issued by the Ministry of Health today.
19:32
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Gov't Sets New Rules to Guide COVID-19 Fight Ministry of Health

The new law makes it a crime to escape from quarantine facilities. Once found guilty, persons can serve two months imprisonment
19:02
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Archbishop Kazimba Orders Closure of Church Offices Countrywide 1 3

The Archbishop says that with the rapid spread of the virus, it is wise to have all staff work from home. He said that the province has already laid out a strategy by identifying those who can work from home and those who need to take a break, until the situation nomalises.
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UHRC Asks Public to Comply to Covid-19 Guidelines Health Management 1 3

Amooti says that the public should appreciate the fact that human rights can be limited for purposes of public order, public health, public security and public morality.
18:37
18:37

Ministers, MPs Who Evaded COVID-19 Quarantine Tasked to 'Come Out' Parliament 2 1 Top story

The MP's say that they have reliable information that some Ministers and Members travelled abroad and only returned recently but were not quarantined yet they continue to move out in the public.
18:20
18:20

240 UPDF, Police Medics Join Coronavirus Fight 2 1

At a joint media briefing on Wednesday in Kampala, Police spokesperson, CP Fred Enanga, UPDF deputy spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki and Land Forces spokesperson, Lt Col Henry Obbo, said the forces’ health workers will participate in treating the already infected persons, monitoring those in quarantine and evacuation of suspected patients.
18:10
18:10

Pastor, 30 Followers Arrested for Defying Ban on Public Gatherings 1

Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango says that the police was notified by vigilant neighbours. But Mutebi said, in his statement at Kajjansi police station that he was still looking for money to transport his Church members to their respective villages.
17:24
17:24

100 Veterans Evicted From Kapeeka Town amid Coronavirus Fears

The veterans have camped in Kapeeka town since 2016, allegedly waiting for compensation for their contribution to the war that ushered in the National Resistance Army-NRA regime, then led by President Museveni. The veterans are from Kiboga, Kampala Mbarara, Ntungamo, Kyegegwa, Kiruhura, Isingiro, Rakai and Masaka among other districts.
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Roadside Market Vendors Close Businesses Over Sweet Plantain Shortage 2 1

According to the vendors, they are unable to import sweet plantains from the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC because of the border closure due to the corona pandemic.
16:58
16:58

Kitgum Medic Isolated After Developing Covid-19 Symptoms Ministry of Health 2

Dr Pamela Akot, the Medical Director St Joseph's Hospital Kitgum says the health worker went to the health facility on Tuesday and disclosed to her colleagues she had fever adding that tests for malaria and other ailment conducted on her all came out negative.
16:43
16:43

COVID-19: Financial Institutions Cry Foul corona virus 2

Gerald Mugisha, the Manager Equity Bank Hoima branch says government should consider the financial institutions as the directives on corona virus are being implemented adding that most of the clients could use this chance to completely default.
16:35
16:35

Makerere Asks Solicitor General for Guidance on Deputy VC Search Makerere University

In a letter to the Solicitor General, Acting University Secretary Yusuf Kiranda said while the Universities and other Tertiary Institutions Act defines the process of searching for the Vice Chancellor, the law is silent on the search process for the deputy.
16:20
16:20

Two Police Officers Arrested for Receiving Bribe at Busia Border 2

President Yoweri Museveni ordered for the closure of all inland and mainland borders over the weekend, as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 virus. At the time, Uganda had recorded only one case of the virus, a number which has since grown to 14.
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Four Isolated in Luweero, Distress Calls Overwhelm Health Officers COVID-19 1 2 Top story

Luweero District Health Officer Dr Innocent Nkonwa says that samples from the suspects have been dispatched to Uganda Virus Research Institute for testing. Nkonwa added that the district has since designated Nyimbwa Health Center IV to host coronavirus suspects.
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15:59

COVID - 19: Health Ministry Increases Call Center Staff to Deal with Emergencies COVID 19 Outbreak 1 1

Three numbers and 100 people are going to be available for all people who need assistance and information regarding COVID 19 starting today evening
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15:56

Sub County Extension Officer in Rukungiri Accused of Incompetence 3 1

Farmers accuse, Kalenzi of failure to provide technical guidance on coffee growing. Farmers also say that Kalenzi is rarely in the office to attend to their concerns as well as visiting them to access the progress of the coffee project.
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Former Blue Wave Beverage Workers Seek Compensation For Injuries Sustained at Work 1

Through their lawyers of Kyamanywa, Kasozi and Company Advocates, the former employees contend that they were laid off from work to enable them to heal before they can resume duties. However, they were reportedly denied access to the Luzira based factory when they returned. They add that the company has never communicated to them their termination but merely denied them access to their work station.
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