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Three Masaka hospital staff test positive for Covid-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka regional referral hospital has admitted three health workers who tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Dr. Nathan Onyach, the hospital director has confirmed their admission saying they were working at the ordinary outpatient department where they got infected. He noted that some health …

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LIVE: Museveni address on COVID-19

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has started his address on the country’s next actions to counter the COVID-19 pandemic. He is expected to outline Uganda’s plan to re-open the education sector, the airports and borders. He will also stress that Uganda’s focus will be on the individuals …

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UGANDA: Record 423 COVID-19 cases as Moroto, Kampala hit

UPDATE 🔺 September 19th – new COVID-19 cases 423 🔺 Total confirmed cases 6,017. 🔹 Total Deaths: 63 🔸Total Recoveries: 2,581 🔹Samples from Points of Entry tested today: 306 🔸Samples from community and contacts: 2,014 🔹Samples tested today: 2,320 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has today announced 423 new …

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Coronavirus: Uganda to begin monoclonal antibodies trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan scientists are planning to start a laboratory manufacturing of targeted antibodies that can kill SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19. Dr Bruce Kirenga, a researcher and executive director at the Makerere University Lung Institute told URN in an interview that …

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