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Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines

29 Mar 2020 · The sub-county Chairperson Hudson Kiyaga says that the landing site was overly congested making it hard for them to maintain social distancing recommendations. According to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation, individuals are supposed to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from any person who is coughing or sneezing.

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Landing Site Closed for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Guidelines MoH 1 2

The sub-county Chairperson Hudson Kiyaga says that the landing site was overly congested making it hard for them to maintain social distancing recommendations. According to the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation, individuals are supposed to maintain a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) from any person who is coughing or sneezing.
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Masaka District Chairman, VP Ssekandi's Assistant Clash over Relief Supplies 3 1

The controversy stems from the distribution of relief supplies which include maize flour, Rice and beans totalling to two tons that were obtained from the Office of the Prime Minister, to benefit residents affected by floods when heavy rains hit different parts of Masaka district last month.
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Outdoor Community Radios Resurface After Ban on Public Gatherings UCC 1 2

Ibrahim Kitenda, the Ngandu local council-LCI chairperson in Nama sub county Mukono district says covid-19 preventive measures came abruptly leaving them without any option other than buying megaphones to sensitize residents about their roles in the fight against the virus.
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Ministry Advises Districts, Municipalities to Halt Council Sittings 1

The advise was given by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local Government Ben Kumumanya, at a time that the country is encouraging its citizens to stay home, and break the coronavirus chain. Up to 23 people have so far tested positive to the disease which has claimed thousands of lives, across the world, in recent months.
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Entebbe Hospital Scales Down Operations to Focus on COVID-19 Cases 1 3

The Hospital Director Moses Muwanga says that they have taken a decision to cut back operations for maternal and neonatal services, dental, pediatric and outpatients to deal with the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
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Hapuuyo Facility Works With No Gloves, Masks or Sanitizers Amid COVID-19 Scare 2

At around 10a.m. when Uganda Radio Network visited, some patients were still coming to the facility one by one, many of them ignoring a water tank just outside the facility meant for hand washing, one of the most publicized ways of keeping away Corona Virus Disease (COVID -19) germs at bay.The disease which is currently ravaging the world has affected 540,832 by today.
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Nakasongola District Sends 91 Staff Home Over Corona Virus Threat

President Yoweri Museveni recently directed all heads of government institutions to retain essential staff at their offices. At the time of the directive, the country had confirmed 14 cases of Coronavirus disease. The number has since grown to 18 after four new infections were confirmed this morning.