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Mukono task force bans burials without Covid-19 examination

Mukono District Health Officer Dr. Stephen Mulindwa alleges that people are succumbing to COVID-19 without being tested Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono district Covid-19 task force has suspended all burials until the bodies are examined for the coronavirus disease. This will be implemented by the village health teams-VHTs and local council-LC …

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Families paying to get negative COVID-19 postmortem reports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | As Uganda continues battling community infections, some individuals have resorted to paying hospital and mortuary staff for negative coronavirus reports for their loved ones who have succumbed to the pandemic. This comes almost three months after the Health Ministry stopped conducting burials for COVID-19 victims …

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Mass burials for Sierra Leone flood victims

Freetown, Sierra Leone | AFP | The first mass burials of victims of Sierra Leone’s devastating floods and mudslides take place on Thursday, as blame grew over government “inaction” over deforestation and poor urban planning. As it emerged that at least 105 of the dead were children, citizens and experts alike …

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