Sunday , June 16 2024
Home / COVID-19 Updates (page 223)

COVID-19 Updates

Covid-19: One person discharged from Masaka hospital

Masaka, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Masaka Regional Referral Hospital on Thursday discharged one person, who has recovered from COVID-19.  The recovered person, was the first to be admitted at the treatment centre. He is a Burundian refugee living in Uganda at Nakivale settlement camp in Isingiro district.   He tested positive …

Read More »

Seven more laboratories accredited for COVID-19 testing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven laboratories have been added onto the testing network for COVID-19 in the country. Until yesterday, the country was only using the Entebbe based Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI to conduct COVID-19 tests. The  new centres include Makerere University’s department of microbiology and immunology, National Health …

Read More »

Q&A: Africa’s coronavirus enigma

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | Three months ago, Africa recorded its first case of coronavirus, sparking fears that the world’s poorest and least-equipped continent faced a catastrophe. But so far, the virus has not come anywhere close to wreaking the same damage in Africa as in Europe and the US …

Read More »