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75 more Ugandans return from Southern Africa

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A second group of 75 Ugandans who have been stuck in South Africa and Zambia have today returned. The first group of 71 Ugandans and legal residents returned from the same region on July 2nd. Aboard Uganda Airlines, the group arrived at Entebbe International Airport …

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COVID-19: Probe finds Kenzo free to be discharged from quarantine

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health has discharged 78 returnees including top Ugandan top musician Edrisa Musuuza aka Eddy Kenzo from institutional quarantine.  The group has been discharged from quarantine after testing negative twice for the Coronavirus (COVID-19).     However, Kenzo’s discharge was only after a probe found …

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Another 625 returnees discharged from institutional quarantine

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Health Ministry has discharged another group of returnees from various quarantine centers in Entebbe and Kampala. The 625 returnees were released on Saturday and Sunday. Majority of those discharged returned from United States of America, Canada and Qatar two weeks ago. Key among those …

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Entebbe hospital reopens maternity ward to handle pregnant returnees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital has reopened the maternity ward to handle pregnant Ugandans and legal residents returning from abroad. In March, the ward was closed to the public just like other departments such as dental, surgery, outpatients to enable the facility to effectively manage …

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175 Ugandans return from middle east

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  175 Ugandans on Wednesday returned from the Middle East. They were stranded in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain and Yemen.   The returnees arrived at 8 pm aboard Fly Dubai Airlines. After screening and processing of their documents at the airport, the returnees were taken for institutional …

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96 people return from Europe, North Africa

Entebbe, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Another batch of Ugandans and legal residents returned to the country on Tuesday evening from various European and North African countries aboard Ethiopian Airlines. The airline picked 48 people from Germany and another 48 individuals from various European and North African countries including Egypt. The other returnees were from Austria, …

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Number of positive COVID-19 returnees on the rise

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of COVID-19 positive returnees is on the rise according to results released by the Ministry of Health today. Since Uganda started receiving returnees, 29 have tested positive for COVID-19. All the cases were detected during institutional quarantine at different centers. The most …

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