Friday, May 24, 2024

Health

UPDATE: 31 More COVID-19 cases confirmed

The number of COVID-19 cases in Uganda has risen to 253 after the ministry of health confirmed 31 new ones. According to the Director General of Health Services, Dr. Henry Mwebesa 23 of these are...

Police Woman in Mutukula fully recovers from Covid-19

By Our Reporter A policewoman attached to Mutukula Border Police Station, who had tested positive for Covid-19 has been discharged from Masaka Regional Referral Hospital. She had been infected through contact with cargo truck drivers at...

COVID-19 confirmed cases are now 212

By Our Reporter Results from samples tested on 24 May, 2020 confirm 14 new COVID-19 cases. The total confirmed cases are now 212. All new cases are contacts to to previously confirmed truck drivers. All contacts were under...

COVID19UG: Amelia Kyambadde to assess situation of truck drivers

By Our Reporter The Minister of Trade, Industry, and Cooperatives, Amelia Kyambadde visited the Uganda-Kenya Busia and Malaba borders as well as the Elegu border with South Sudan. She traveled to the borders to assess the...

COVID-19 Cases increase to 175

15 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Uganda.  According to the Ministry of Health, 12 new cases are truck drivers. 10 of these truck drivers arrived via Elegu, 2 arrived via Busia and Malaba respectively...

Uganda gets $15 million from U.S. Mission to fight COVID-19

By Our Reporter The U.S. Mission in Uganda has provided both technical assistance and more than $15 million (Shs 56bn) in funding to meet the urgent needs of Uganda’s COVID-19 response. This is part of the...

UPDATE: 10 new COVID-19 cases confirmed from track drivers

By Our Reporter On Wednesday 20 May, 10 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed. Of these, 9 new cases are truck drivers while 1 case is a contact to a confirmed truck driver. Following a Presidential Directive of...

4 new COVID-19 cases confirmed bringing total to 264

By Our Reporter The ministry of health has announced 4 new COVID-19 cases out of the 2,228 samples tested yesterday. According to the statement issued by the Director-General of Health Services Dr. Henry Mwebesa, 2 cases...

UPDATE: Uganda confirms 12 news cases as 32 truck drivers blocked from entering

By Our Reporter Uganda has confirmed 12 new cases of coronavirus from 1743 samples that were tested from various borders points on Monday. According to health ministry, the new cases are Ugandan nationals. The confirmation of...

Taskforce to raise money from canceled National activities

By Our Reporter The government has been asked to withdraw the call for deductions on employees’ salaries because Ugandans are already stressed by the effects caused by the pandemic. This comes amid uproar from Ugandans who...