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Seven people including a medical worker have succumbed to COVID-19 second wave in Ibanda district over the past two weeks.Β  Dr Julius Bamwine, the district health officer (DHO), told the district COVID-19 task force meeting today that in total, 25 people have died of Coronavirus since last year to date. Dr. Bamwine says most of […]

Ministry of Health has today confirmed 406 new COVID-19 cases from the tests done on 13 July 2021 and the cumulative confirmed cases now to 89,080. The breakdown of the new 406 cases are Kampala (202) Kalungu (23) Kyotera (21) Wakiso (22) Tororo (14) Kagadi (12) Nakaseke (9) Luwero (8) Isingiro (8) Gulu (10) Pader […]

The Health Ministry Permanent Secretary, Dr Diana Kanzira Atwine has outlined some of President Museveni’s achievements in the health sector. According to Dr. Atwine, throughout their field based research, President Museveni has helped them in achieving a lot in the Health sector, including the establishment of the medical research council and Uganda Virus Research Institute […]

36 health workers in Kagadi District have tested positive for the deadly COVID-19. The affected health workers are from Kagadi General Hospital, Kabugo and Muhorro Health Center IIIs. Kefa Madira, the Kagadi district head of COVID-19 case management says that the workers contracted the deadly virus since the second wave of the pandemic was reported […]

1,048 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed by the Ministry of Health from the tests done on 30 June 2021 bringing the cumulative confirmed cases now to 82,082.Β  The breakdown of the new cases are: Kampala (434) Wakiso (76) Tororo (70) Kalungu (40) Hoima (35) Mbale (31) Kibuku (28) Luwero (22) Nakasongola (21) Kalaki (18) Kiryandongo […]

Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital has received five Oxygen Cylinders and five Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds to help in COVID-19 emergencies. The procured items valued at shs 1.1 billion were donated by Epicenter Mbarara. Handing over the relief items to the hospital director, Dr. Juliet Muwanga the Head of Epicenter Mbarara noted the development has […]

The issues of operationalizing Bushenyi health centre IV theatre are still on a standstill as it requires more 500 million shillings to start working. Dr Aaron Kasule the Bushenyi ishaka Municipal Health Officer confirmed the statement, saying the theatre needs more equipment despite the efforts the municipal authorities put in, especially the amount of money […]

The COVID-19 task forces in Kiruhura and Kazo districts received equipment to help in COVID-19 prevention. The equipment including sanitizers, gun thermometers, finger pulse oxometers, aprons, face shields and others were delivered by Members of Parliament for Greater Kiruhura (including Kiruhura and Kazo districts), namely; Hon Dan Atwijukire Kimosho of Kazo Constituency, Hon Tayebwa Herbert […]

Ministry of Health has confirmed 695 new COVID-19 cases from the testsΒ done on 26 June 2021 bringing the cumulative confirmed cases now to 79,089. The breakdown of the new cases are; Kampala (347) Wakiso (116) Kibuku (66) Luwero (20) Nebbi (18) Adjumani (18) Jinja (15) Mbale (13) Mukono (13) Tororo (10) Soroti (9) Kumi (7) […]

Kwania district health department has registered a decline in the number of pregnant mothers seeking antenatal care services. These mothers have reportedly shunned health facilities fearing to contract COVID-19, bearing in mind that at least ten health workers in the district have tested positive for COVID-19. Out of 905 samples taken in the district on […]


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