Tag: Coronavirus in Uganda

Ministry of Health
153 Prisoners Test COVID-19 Positive As Uganda registers 318 New cases

The cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Uganda has hit 2,166. This follows today’s increase in the number of cases by 318 which is the country’s highest number of cases in a single day. Among today’s cases, Amuru prison has registered the highest number of COVID-19 cases with 153 inmates and one staff […]

Ministry of Health
Uganda registers 12th COVID-19 Death as Cases Rise To 1,385.

The Ministry of Health has today, 14-August, registered one COVID-19 death in Kampala Metropolitan Area. This brings the country’s total number of deaths to 12. “The deceased is a 64-year-old Ugandan Male, resident of Kampala Metropolitan Area, ” the Ministry of Health statement reads According to the statement, the victim was admitted to Nsambya Hospital […]

2 Succumb to COVID-19 as Death toll rises to 9

The ministry of health has today, 10-August, registered two COVID-19 deaths. Therefore this brings the number of the country’s fatalities to the virus to Nine. The two are; A 46-year-old male from Kampala who died at Nsambya hospital and a 27-year-old male from Kyangwali refugee settlement in Hioma who died at Hioma Referral Hospital. The […]

Boda-Boda riders
Boda-Boda riders protest continued government restrictions on their job

Boda-Boda riders have today protested continued government restrictions on their operations. While easing the coronavirus induced lockdown measures on Monday, President Museveni reiterated that Boda Boda riders were not allowed to transport passengers. They say that they are suffering downtown, therefore, they kindly ask President Museveni to consider them. In addition, Boda-Boda riders were suspended […]

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442 recoveries, as MOH confirms 9 new COVID-19 cases

The Ministry of Health-Uganda has today the 18th of June, 2020 confirmed 9 new COVID-19 cases. These were from the 2,702 samples tested on the 17th of June, 2020. 4 new cases were among the 1,554 samples tested from the points of entry. In addition, 5 new cases were among the 1,148 samples of the […]

Corona Virus Latest Updates
84 new cases of Coronavirus in Uganda, the total rises to 413

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has today confirmed 84 new cases of coronavirus bringing the total to 413 cases in Uganda. In addition, these increasing cases arrive when the re-opening of public transport means nears as a measure of easing the lockdown. According to MOH’s official communication through its social media platforms, 1835 samples were […]

MTN Uganda donates sanitary pads
MTN donates sanitary pads to women in COVID-19 isolation centers

MTN Uganda has today again done some magic when it donated sanitary pads to women in COVID-19 Isolation centers. In addition, it donated through the Ministry of Health as the entire community continues to fight the deadly coronavirus. Through its social media platforms, MTN Uganda posted the following message… “MTN Uganda has today donated sanitary […]