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Health Ministry Allows Private Laboratories to Carry Out Covid-19 Tests

Private laboratories have been allowed to carry out coronavirus tests as long as they are approved by a committee of scientis. The Minister for Health Dr Ruth Aceng revealed on Thursday that three laboratories have been cleared to start carrying out tests. “The accredited private laboratories include MBN on Plot 28, Nakasero

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Nurse Under Investigation For Recording State Of Isolation Center In Masaka

A nurse and also victim of Covid-19 who on behalf of other patients recorded a video exposing the sorry state of an isolation ward at Masaka regional referral hospital is under investigation by police in Masaka. The Covid-19 task force together with Security authorities in Masaka District said they have already

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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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There is No Evidence of Coronavirus Transmission in Community‒ Dr. Acheng

The minister of health, Dr. Jane Ruth Acheng has said that there is currently no evidence of community transmissions of the coronavirus novel in communities of Uganda. Dr. Acheng made these remarks while addressing the nation yesterday at the Uganda Media Center about the preliminary results of rapid assessment survey. The government

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Six More People Recover from Covid-19

 The number of people who have fully recovered from COVID-19 has risen to 28 as six more people have been discharged from Mulago hospital. The six were discharged on Sunday. “Today, six patients have been discharged from Mulago National Specialised Hospital after testing negatives twice for COVID-19. Total COVID-19 recoveries now stand

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