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Kitgum quarantine centers closed over lack of funds

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kitgum district taskforce has closed down all coronavirus quarantine centers over lack of funds. The quarantine centers are Pandwong health center III and St Joseph’s Hospital all in Kitgum municipality which hasve been closed for the past two weeks and one month respectively. They were …

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COVID-19 quarantine centers to close

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Quarantine centres are set to close after people who returned from abroad before October 1st, completed their required 14-day stay. The Ministry’s senior Public Relations Officer Emmanuel Ainebyoona said everyone that is coming into the country will now be required to present COVID-19 negative …

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Kalangala quarantine center closed over lack of funds

Kalangala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kalangala district taskforce has temporarily closed the quarantine centre at Bishop Dunstan Memorial Secondary School due to lack of funds. In April, the district received 165 million shillings to intensify anti-COVID-19 campaigns to facilitate surveillance, coordination and also establish isolation centres. The Kalangala LCV chairperson, …

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Livestock quarantine lifted in Karamoja

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industries and Fisheries has lifted the ban on the sale of animals and their products in Kotido, Kaabong and Abim districts. In November 2019, the Ministry imposed a quarantine in the three districts following an outbreak of foot and …

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