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Covid19 testing: Uganda spends UGX 51.8bn on truck drivers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda has so far spent Shillings 51.8billion on testing truck drivers for COVID-19 at different points entry, according to Ministry of Health. Information from the Health Ministry shows that over 216,000 tests have been carried out on truck drivers at various boarder points including Mutukula, …

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10 new COVID-19 cases recorded

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The  number of positive COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 274 after 10 truck people tested positive for the disease. The 10 include nine truck drivers and one contact of a confirmed truck driver. This brings the number of confirmed cases for truck drivers to …

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COVID-19: Uganda’s confirmed cases rise to 63

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Two more truck drivers have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the number of confirmed cases in Uganda to 63. One of the truck drivers, a 43-year-old is a contact of the first Tanzanian driver who tested positive last week. He entered the country on March …

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Politicians need training on COVID-19 -Dr Mwebesa

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Health has observed a need to train political leaders about COVID-19 in order to avoid life altering decisions that many of them are making in disregard of the scientific facts about the disease.   The observation follows a debate among members of the …

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