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Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 902

02 Jul 2020 · The confirmed cases are part of 1,958 samples that were tested yesterday. All of the confirmed cases are Ugandans. Seven of the confirmed cases are contacts who were picked from Amuru and Tororo while the other cases were of two truck drivers from the Malaba point of entry

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Uganda's COVID-19 Cases Rise to 902 COVID-19 Pandemic 1 Top story

The confirmed cases are part of 1,958 samples that were tested yesterday. All of the confirmed cases are Ugandans. Seven of the confirmed cases are contacts who were picked from Amuru and Tororo while the other cases were of two truck drivers from the Malaba point of entry
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UN Approves US$37Million For Regional Service Centre in Entebbe

Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, the President of the General Assembly circulated the draft decision entitled “Financing of the Regional Service Centre in Entebbe” on June 29th and placed it under silence procedure until Tuesday June 30th 2020.
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Countries Taking Piecemeal Approach to COVID Face Long, Hard Road Ahead

“Find, isolate, test and care for every case, trace and quarantine every contact, equip and train health workers and educate and empower communities to protect themselves and others. Not testing alone. Not physical distancing alone. Not contact tracing alone. Not masks alone. Do it all.”
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Four New COVID-19 Cases Recorded WHO

Despite the low number of recorded cases, health officials say that people should not think that the disease is being defeated. Dr Monica Musenero, an epidemiologist and a senior presidential advisor on epidemics says that the country is yet to feel the impact of the disease.
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African Development Fund Approves USD 9.52 For EAC COVID-19 Response

The beneficiaries are Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Funding will also go toward the procurement of essential medical supplies, including testing kits and to train health workers.
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4.1 Million Girls Face Genital Mutilation Due to COVID-19-UNPF Report

According to the report released on Tuesday, due to the continued lockdown many girls are being kept out of school which protects them from harmful practices such as FGM and child marriages.
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11 Ugandans Who Returned from Afghanistan Test Positive for COVID-19 1 Top story

The returnees are part of 19 cases that tested positive from a total of 871 samples tested on Monday. Seven of the confirmed cases were picked from the communities within Amuru and Kyotera district, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 889.