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COVID-19 Updates

Six million face masks so far distributed

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  More than 6 million out of the required 30 million face masks have so far been distributed by the government in 20 districts.  The districts include Amuru, Kyotera, Buikwe, Ntungamo, Soroti, Arua, Adjumani, Isingiro, Masaka, Mbarara, Lira, Yumbe, Gulu, Moyo, Hoima, Rakai, Busia, Tororo, Kakumiro, …

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China donates more PPEs to help Namibia fight COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | The Chinese government on Wednesday handed over the second batch of medical supplies to help Namibia combat the COVID-19 epidemic. The donation to Namibia’s Health Ministry, valued at 4.3 million Namibia dollars (260,000 U.S. dollars), included 5,000 disposable medical protective clothing, 15,000 face masks for medical …

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Former LRA abductees reap from making face masks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels in Northern Uganda are reaping big through the making of face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19. Up to 35 former child soldiers who attained vocational training in fashion design and garment technology have been contracted by …

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