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UVRI, national lab explain fake COVID-19 results

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Amidst complaints about discrepancies in the coronavirus (COVID-19) results offered at different accredited laboratories, the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) that supervises accredited labs in the country now requires any person that tests positive but with a low viral load to do a …

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Health ministry explains UVRI COVID-19 funding

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine has said that the lengthy process for a government entity to avail funds to another stopped the direct provision of COVID-19 funds to the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI). The explanation follows a statement by the …

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28 people test positive for COVID-19, cases rise to 281

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Another 28 Ugandan nationals have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 282. The positive cases were from 2,004 samples that were tested at the Uganda Virus Research Institute-UVRI and the Central Public Health Laboratory- CPHL. Twenty-one of the confirmed …

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