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36 new cases of COVID-19 Confirmed

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country now stands at 317 after 36 new cases were recorded from tests conducted on Thursday. The new cases comprise 24 truck drivers who entered the country through the Elegu, Malaba and Lia points of entry. At …

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Uganda registers 13 new COVID-19 cases

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda has registered 13 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest number in a single day. This brings to 114, the number of confirmed Covid19 cases in Uganda. The 13 cases were identified from the 2,421 samples collected from truck drivers on May 8th, 2020. According …

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Parliament’s continued sessions worry Health Ministry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health’s Permanent Secretary, Diana Atwine has expressed concern over Parliament’s continued sessions in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Although there have been several calls for Parliament to lockdown following confirmation of COVID-19 cases in Uganda and President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s …

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Gov’t pledges to account for COVID-19 funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has said that it will account for all the funds received for the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, staff from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) handed over 376 million shillings to the Ministry of Health. This same amount was …

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