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Excitement As Proprietors, Education Ministry Resolve To Reopen Schools In September

The ministry of education has tabled seven strategies as proposals for the safe reopening of schools during a virtual meeting that attracted several stakeholders. School proprietors, education umbrella organizations, and international school representative all agreed on the strategies that were presented. Among the proposals is the strengthening of Covid-19 surveillance system in schools. The Education…

Whoever Found Without Wearing a Mask Faces Two Months Jail Sentence – Min Aceng

The Government of Uganda through the Health Ministry has announced a two-month jail sentence for anyone who flouts COVID-19 SOPs including appearing in public places without a face mask. This comes after some Ugandans have increasingly continued to violate the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) despite rising cases of coronavirus as the country battles the second…

‘It’s Getting Out Of Hand’-Govt Closes Masaka Regional Referral Hospital For Inpatients Over Surging Covid-19 Cases

Government has with immediate effect closed down Masaka Regional Referral Hospital for inpatients over surging cases of Covid-19 disease. Uganda has 55511 confirmed cases of Covid-19, including 403 deaths. So for over 600,000 doses of covid-19 have been administered to various categories of Ugandans including teachers, security personnel, Journalists and people with underlying health conditions.…

Covid-19 Crisis: Head Teachers Concerned About Fulfilment Of SOPs As Schools Near Reopening In 2021

Head teachers of different schools are concerned about plans by the government to open schools for other classes. Government is planning to reopen for more classes before the candidates sit for their final exams early next year. In October, the government reopened schools but only for candidate classes, after more than six months of inactivity.…

Uganda Registers Fifth Covid-19 Death

Ministry of Health has confirmed a fifth death of Covid-18 of a 46-year-old female of Indian origin. “On August,1, 2020, she presented at Kibuli Muslim hospital with signs and symptoms consistent with Covid-19 which include mild fever, cough and difficulty in breathing. Upon suspecting Covid-19, the Kibuli Muslim hospital team referred her to Mulago national…

Panic As Uganda Registers First Covid-19 Death

Uganda has registered the first Covid-19 death. The deceased is a 34-year-old Ugandan support staff working in Namisindwa District, according to Dr Henry Mwebesa, the director health services. She first presented with Covid like signs and symptoms; fever, dry cough, headache and difficulty in breathing. She was initially admitted to Wasungui HC II on Wednesday…

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