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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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Ministry of Health Speaks Out on Alleged Mistreatment of Covid-19 Patients in Masaka

The Ministry of Health has released a statement debunking claims by a Covid-19 patient currently admitted at Masaka Referral Hospital that conditions there are worse than the virus itself. The patient recorded a video in which she said they were not getting adequate food and care from the medical personnel. She

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COVID-19: Gov’t Starts Setting Up Emergency Beds at Namboole

Government has started work at Namboole Stadium, which was designated to set up 40,000 beds for managing Covid-19 patients in the country. Earlier, the Ministry of Health revealed that they were guided by President Museveni to put in place the 40,000 beds to prepare for the worst case scenario as the

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Gov’t Postpones Plans to Repatriate Ugandans Stranded Abroad

The Government of Uganda has extended the date for repatriation of Ugandans stranded abroad. The Ministry of Health said the new date will be communicated later. “While more than 2,300 Ugandans will be repatriated, no flight repatriating Ugandans is arriving into the country today. The exact date will be communicated in

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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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DP President General Mao Wants Covid19 Lockdown Totally Lifted

Democratic Party President General has called on the government to completely lift the lockdown so that people are able to go back to earning income. "We need the lockdown to be lifted so that we go back to work so that our children can go back to school and also we

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Uganda Prisons Records First Covid19 Case

The Uganda Prisons spokesperson Frank Baine has announced on Wednesday that a prisoner who was in isolation at Kawuti  Prison has tested positive for coronavirus. “I am here to inform the nation that Monday, the suspect was in isolation at our centre in Kawuti prison, Namutumba, eastern Uganda. By the close

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