Author: BRIAN TASAMBA

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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 […]

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98 New Cases As Uganda Sees Highest Daily increase in COVID-19 cases

Uganda has registered 98 new coronavirus virus in the last 24 hours. This is the highest increase in the number of COVID-19 cases after yesterday’s 94 cases. Today’s cases include 69 contacts, 21 alerts, five truck drivers, and three returnees. These are from the 4,131 samples that were tested. The five truck drivers that tested […]

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FULL LIST – Winners and losers in NRM CEC Elections.

The speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has been announced the winner of the second vice chairperson NRM after defeating Persis Namuganza, the State Minister for Lands. According to the results announced by the NRM electoral Commission chairman, Tanga Odoi, today morning, Rebecca Kadaga won with 6,776 votes beating her rival Persis Namuganza who scored 3,882 […]

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3 deaths, 94 New cases as COVID-19 Cases Surge in Kampala, Uganda

COVID-19 Cases Surge in Kampala as Uganda registers 3 Deaths and 94 New Cases. The Ministry of Health has today, Thursday, registered the highest rise in the number of COVID-19 cases and Deaths in the country. According to the ministry of health statement, Uganda has registered three more deaths to the virus and 94 new […]

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COVID-19: Death Toll Rises To 16 as Uganda Confirms 53 New Cases

The Ministry of Health has today registered one COVID-19 death bringing the total number of fatalities to 16. “The deceased is a 60-year-old Ugandan Male from Mbale District. He presented at a private health facility in Mbale District with signs and symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and was under isolation,” the ministry of health statement said. […]

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Health workers (right) at Masaka Regional Refferal Hospital talking to some of the quarantined people on arrival at the facility on March 22, 2020 PHOTO BY AMBROSE MUSASIZI
43 Coronavirus cases Confirmed as More people test Positive in Kampala

Uganda has registered 43 coronavirus cases among the 3,905 samples that have been tested today, 18- August, bringing the total number of the country’s confirmed cases to 1,603. The Confirmed Cases include; 32 alerts, 5 contacts of previously confirmed cases, 5 truck drivers, and a returnee from Kenya. Of the 32 alerts, 16 are from […]

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COVID-19 Deaths Toll hits 15 in Uganda as Confirmed Cases Rise by 60

Uganda has today registered Two more COVID-19 deaths bringing the total number of fatalities to 15. “The ministry of health could like to inform the general public that Uganda has registered two(2) deaths. This brings the total COVID-19 deaths to fifteen (15),” the Ministry of Health statement reads. “The two COVID-19 deaths are both Ugandan […]

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Government To set up Designated Burial Sites For COVID-19 Victims

With the increasing number of COVID-19 deaths in the country, the Government is considering to designate burial places for the COVID-19 Victims across the country if the current rate of fatalities persists. This was revealed by the minister of ICT and National Guidance, Judith Nabakooba, on Sunday while speaking to media. She also said that […]

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39 Test Positive in Kampala as COVID-19 Cases Reach 1500

Uganda’s capital, Kampala, which is the country’s largest COVID-19 hotspot has 39 of the 66 new confirmed cases. This brings the country’s cumulative confirmed cases to 1500. Kampala, which was declared a COVID-19 hotspot last week after having a rise in cases, has 30 alerts and 9 contacts of previously confirmed cases that have tested […]

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COVID-19 Deaths rise to 13 as Uganda Confirms 49 New cases.

The Ministry of Health has registered one more COVID-19 deaths to coronavirus and 49 new cases. This brings the country’s total death toll to the pandemic to 13. The country’s latest fatality to the virus is a 50-year-old Ugandan male from Kiryandongo. The deceased is had presented COVID-19 like signs and symptoms, according to the […]