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22:07
22:07

Health Ministry Puzzled Over 7 Possible Cases of Community Transmissions 1 2

So far,45 cases of COVID -19 have been confirmed in Uganda. Data from the Health Ministry shows that majority of the confirmed cases came from Dubai (UAE), United Kingdom, Germany, Untied States of America, Afghanistan and China.
21:48
21:48

Gen Katumba Wamala Cautions against Forging Stickers COVID-19 Response 1

“These stickers have very specific security features. Our officers with their phones can be able to detect if it’s a forged sticker or it’s a real one. I know some people may be warming up to go on Nasser Road and make prints of these but don’t think that our officers are not well informed on the road,” Wamala said.
21:37
21:37

COVID-19: Ugandan Cases now Stand at 45 COVID-19 in Uganda 1

The latest case is of a 22-year-old female, a resident of Nkokonjeru, Wakiso District and wife to a previously confirmed case who arrived from Dubai on March 20, 2020.
21:28
21:28

Gen. Tumwine: Stickers Don't Exempt You from Curfew Gen. Elly Tumwiine 1 2

But while addressing the media today at the Uganda Media center in Kampala, Tumwine said that those outside the above category whose work extends into the night, should consider sleeping at their work places.
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17:42

MPs Demand Involvement in COVID-19 Fight coronavirus 3 1

A section of Members of Parliament are demanding to be included in the COVID-19 fight saying they have been left out yet they are instrumental.
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17:31

COVID-19: Fuel Sales Drop by 80% 1

Industry estimates show that fuel dealers will be unable to sell 160 million litres of fuel if the lock down extends to April 30, 2020. On a whole, retailers sell at least 200 million litres of fuel per month.
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17:26

80 Remanded for Disobeying Lawful Orders Covid 19 2

The suspects appeared at Buganda Road Court on Thursday afternoon before the Chief Magistrate Mariam Ayo Akello.
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17:24

Man Who Completed Quarantine Further Isolated After Presenting High Fever 1 Top story

The suspect was reportedly sent into isolation on Wednesday afternoon his temperature measured 38 degrees Celsius, which is above the normal body temperature.
17:05
17:05

Pictorial: Impact of COVID-19 Directives in Kampala Streets

Following President Yoweri Museveni’s ban on public and private transport in addition to closing business operations in order to contain the spread of Covid19, Uganda Radio Network –URN took a walk to Kampala streets known for being crowded from morning till late evening.
17:05
17:05

LC II Chairperson in Kotido Arrested For Alleged Murder updf 2

Loduk Nakoulet was arrested by the UPDF on Wednesday following intelligence reports that he had an illegal firearm.
16:43
16:43

Kadaga, Katureebe Advised Museveni to Declare a State of Emergency Parliament 3 1

During plenary on Thursday morning, Kadaga told MPs that last Friday, the President invited the top leaders of the arms of Government and during the meeting, they advised the President to declare a state of emergency. However, Kadaga said that it was objected by a cabinet Minister who convinced the President against declaring a state of emergency.
16:39
16:39

18 Discharged From Quarantine Centre in Sembabule 1 3 Top story

Nickson Kabuye, the Sembabule Resident District Commissioner and Chairperson of the COVID19 Taskforce, those discharged were cleared by the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI.
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16:20

Lack of Protective Equipment Likely to Cause Infections Among Health Workers- Doctors COVID-19 3 1 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.
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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.
15:40
15:40

Stray Bullet Victim Stranded at Home Mukono Police 1 2

According to Kauda, her neighbors and the area LC I Chairperson managed to carry her to Life Link Clinic in Kyaliwajjala for the first aid treatment before they were referred to Mukono General Hospital for specialised treatment.
15:15
15:15

Adjumani, Lamwo Authorities Use Locals to Repulse Illegal Immigrants John Komakech Ogwok 1 2 Top story

The Lamwo District LC V Chairperson, John Komakech Ogwok says the porous borders in Lamwo district stretches up to 151Km from Ogili to Agoro villages in Palabek Sub Counties.
15:10
15:10

LDUs Arrested for Brutalizing Traders 2

Major Katamba revealed that in Kampala metropolitan area, 10 LDUs were arrested while 13 others have been held in upcountry districts.
14:58
14:58

Freedom Radio on the Spot For Misleading Public on COVID-19 Human Rights 2 2 Top story

Asiimwe reportedly also assured his listeners that Corona virus patients can’t recover, saying those who test positive should write their final will.
14:56
14:56

Water Shortage Hindering Implementation of COVID-19 Measures Hand Washing 1 3

Sebastian Kayizzi the LC 1 Chairman of Genda village in Luweero district say the two boreholes at the village broke down last year leaving 90 homesteads with no access to water.
14:42
14:42

Gov’t to Borrow UGX 1.7 Trillion to Mitigate Effects of COVID -19 coronavirus 1

The Finance Minister has tabled a proposal to borrow 1.7 trillion shillings, (449.8) million dollars to mitigate the effect of the coronavirus pandemic which has slowed down the economy.
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