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COVID-19 Latest Update – Confirmed Cases Hit 3,037 in Uganda

The ministry of health has recorded 65 new COVID-19 cases from tests done on Monday bringing the country’s cumulative confirmed cases to 3,037. The cases that tested positive for COVID-19 include 38 alerts, 24 contacts, two truck drivers, and one health worker from Kampala. Of the 62 contacts and alerts that tested positive for COVID-19, […]

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2 COVID-19 Deaths Recorded in Kampala As Cases Rise to 2,972

2 COVID-19 Deaths Recorded in Kampala As Uganda’s confirmed Cases Rise to 2,972. The country’s cumulative confirmed coronavirus cases have hit 2,972. This follows the increase in the number of new cases on Monday by 44. According to the ministry of health, the new cases are from the 42 alerts and contacts, a returnee, and […]

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Bobi Wine speaks out on his Age and Education ” Witch Hunt”

Presidential hopeful Bobi Wine aka Robert Kyagulanyi has finally come out to clear the allegations regarding his age and academic papers which he has termed as a Witch Hunt. While addressing media at the NUP headquarters on Monday, Bobi Wine said; To be clear, in a functioning democracy, leaders should be put on the spot […]

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COVID-19 Death Toll Hits 30 as Uganda Registers 81 New cases

The ministry of health has recorded one COVID-19 death on Sunday bringing the total number of deaths to the virus to 30. The victim is a Ugandan male aged 65 years old and a resident of Mbale. The ministry of health has also confirmed 81 new coronavirus cases. These are; 67 contacts and alerts, 12 […]

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Government of Uganda sets COVID-19 Testing Fee

The ministry of health has introduced a COVID-19 testing fee of UGX 240,500 or US$ 65 per test. In addition which it will start charging next month, September. According to the ministry of health, it is a cost recovery fee for COVID-19 testing services. “This is a cost-recovery mechanism that will enable the ministry of […]

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Uganda records 91 New cases as 45 year Old Succumb’s to COVID-19

The ministry of health-Uganda has today recorded one COVID-19 death bringing the country’s death toll to 29. The victim is a Ugandan female aged 45 years old and a resident of Kampala. Meanwhile, the country has also confirmed 91 COVID-19 cases of the 4,475 samples that were tested today. These include 88 contacts and alerts, […]

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COVID-19 Latest Update: Uganda Confirms 77 New Cases

The ministry of health has recorded 77 New COVID-19 cases bringing the total number of the country’s confirmed cases to 2,756. Of the 77 new cases, 65 are contacts and alerts, nine are health workers while there are truck drivers. Kampala had 42 of the 65 contacts and alerts. Amuru has 4, Kikuube has 4, […]

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Lightning Kills 10 Juveniles in Arua City
Lightning Kills 10 Juveniles in Arua City

Ten male Juveniles aged 11-16 were on Thursday evening killed by lightning at a football pitch. In addition, near Odramacaku trading centre, Anzuu parish, Ayivuni sub-county, Ayivu division, Arua. The children were playing at the pitch before they took shelter from the rain in a grass-thatched structure next to the pitch. The incident has been […]

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Museveni Declares 29th August a Public Holiday For National Prayers.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has declared 29th August 2020 a National Prayer Day and public holiday for God to deliver the country from coronavirus. “A certain Ugandan came to me and told me that God had told him in a vision that I should organise National Prayers, scientifically organised, for God to deliver us from […]

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COVID-19: Confirmed Cases Hit 2,679

Uganda has registered 155 new coronavirus infections which brings the total number of cases to 2,679. The new cases include 101 Alerts, 39 contacts, nine health workers, five truck drivers and a returnnee from UAE. Of the 140 contacts and alerts, 71 are from the country’s Capital, Kampala, which is the largest COVID-19 hotspot. Other […]