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11 Returnees From Afghanistan Test Positive For COVID-19

The Ministry of health has registered 11 positive cases from Afghanistan returnees. The returnees tested positive for COVID-19 as the national tally of confirmed cases in the country reached 889. According to the Ministry of Health, the 11 were all under quarantine at the time of the test. “The Ministry of health

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Security Agencies Warn Against Staging Protests During Covid-19 Times

Security agencies have warned disgruntled citizens against staging unlawful Anti- Covid-19 Lockdown demonstrations that interrupt the movement of security forces and operation of government activities. The security officers made these remarks while addressing Journalists at the Uganda Media Center on Monday, June 29. “If you are going to stage a roadblock, kindly

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President Museveni Asks Ugandans to Embrace Virtual Campaigns

President Museveni has called upon all Ugandans to support the proposed virtual campaigns ahead of the 2021 General Election as a measure against the transmission of COVID-19. President Museveni made this call on Monday, June 22 while addressing the nation on the status of Covid-19 in the country. President Museveni also

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Gov’t May Reconsider Re-imposing Strict Lockdown Measures – Minister Nabakooba

The minister of information and technology, Judith Nabakooba has revealed that Uganda could be put back to the virus-induced lockdown if Ugandans don't adhere to the precautionary measures issued by the government. "I want to warn members of the public that unless we change and fully adapt to the existing guidelines

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Gov’t May be Forced to Enforce Another Lockdown- Jane Ruth Acheng

The Minister of Health, Jane Ruth Acheng, has warned the public that the government may enforce another lockdown if Ugandans fail to adhere to health guidelines in the fight against the novel Covid-19. Acheng  made the remarks on Wednesday, June, 10 while launching the distribution of free government face masks at

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Some Covid-19 Samples That Tested Positive Were Negative – President Museveni

President Museveni has revealed that some of Uganda’s Covid-19 samples were erroneously confirmed positive. The President said the error was due to the ‘carelessness’ of the Makerere testing laboratory. The President made this revelation on June, 11 at Nakasero State House while delivering his 2020/2021 FY Budget speech. “Some of the 679

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