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    NBS Television

    BREAKING: First case of #COVID19 confirmed in Uganda. Details to follow.
    “BREAKING: First case of #COVID19 confirmed in Uganda. Details to follow. #NBSUpdates #STAYSAFEUG”
    “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
    Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

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    KAMPALA - 22 MAR 2020Uganda confirms first coronavirus case

    Uganda has confirmed first coronavirus case, Reuters reported on Saturday.

    The agency reported that Uganda’s Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng has confirmed the first coronavirus case in a 36-year-old Ugandan male who arrived from Dubai on Saturday aboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight.

    “The ministry would like to inform the general public that Uganda has confirmed her first case of coronavirus disease COVID-19,” Aceng said in a statement broadcast on state television.

    Aceng said the patient travelled to Dubai four days ago for a business trip and all the other passengers who travelled with the patient on the same flight are under quarantine and have so far tested negative.

    The report comes barely hours after Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni announced that no passenger planes would be allowed to enter or leave the country. He said that only cargo planes or those involved in relief work will be allowed into or out of the country effective Sunday.....


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      Coronavirus - Uganda: 8 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Uganda
      3/24/2020 11:10:15 AM

      (MENAFN - African Press Organization) KAMPALA, Uganda, March 23, 2020/APO Group/ --

      The Ministry of Health of Uganda would like to inform the public that there are 8 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Uganda.

      All the 8 cases are Ugandan nationals who travelled back from Dubai, UAE:

      2 on the 20/03/2020
      6 on the 22/03/2020 aboard the Emirates and Ethiopian Airlines flights...


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        14 cases:


        • #5
          18 cases:


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            Covid-19 cases in Uganda jump from 18 to 23
            Saturday March 28 2020
            By Monitor Reporter

            The number of people who have tested positive for coronovirus (Covid-19), in Uganda has jumped from 18 to 23 after 5 people tested positive on Friday.

            “Out of the 227 samples tested today (Friday), 222 tested negative for Covid-19 while 5 tested positive,” Dr Jane Ruth Aceng tweeted. “Ugandans please enhance our guidelines and preventive measures. We can prevent the spread of Covid 19 together.”

            Dr Aceng, did not give details of the new infected people...


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              BREAKING! Uganda Coronavirus cases jump to 30 as govt confirms seven new infections
              JAVIRA SSEBWAMI | PML Daily Staff Writer by JAVIRA SSEBWAMI | PML Daily Staff Writer
              March 28, 2020

              KAMPALA — The Ministry of Health on Saturday March confirmed seven new cases of coronavirus in Uganda bringing the total number to 30.

              The ministry announced the latest figures through a tweet on it’s official handle.

              “7 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Uganda today, Saturday 28 March 2020. This brings the total to 30 confirmed cases in the country.
              Out of 225 samples run today, 218 samples have tested negative for COVID-19,” the ministry wrote.

              The ministry did not provide details of the patients but the higher percentage of those diagnosed with COVID19 are travellers who returned from Dubai.

              Uganda was previously not checking travelers from Dubai, saying it was not a high-risk country...


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                BREAKING! Uganda registers three new Coronavirus infections, cases rise to 33
                JAVIRA SSEBWAMI | PML Daily Staff Writer by JAVIRA SSEBWAMI | PML Daily Staff Writer
                March 29, 2020

                KAMPALA — Uganda has on Sunday March 29 registered three new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the country’s total to 33.

                “3 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed today, Sunday 29 March 2020. Total number of confirmed cases stands at 33 in Uganda, the ministry of health announced through a tweet...


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                  44 cases - 11 members of a children's choir:


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                    Covid-19: Uganda records no new case
                    Africa has 6,128 confirmed cases including 218 deaths and 420 recoveries.
                    In Summary

                    • Director General Health Services Dr. Henry Mwebesa said a total of 63 samples analysed at the Uganda Virus Research Institute had tested negative.

                    • He said to date an accumulative of 1,510 samples have been tested and the number of confirmed cases remained at 44...


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                      45th case:


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                        Uganda COVID-19 cases now 48, Museveni warns rowdy LDUs

                        By Joseph Kizza

                        Added 3rd April 2020 05:42 PM

                        President Yoweri Museveni warns mischievous LDU officers to stop storming people's homes during night-time curfew patrols, as Uganda's confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 48.
                        “The only security we have is our ability to adapt."


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                          No new cases today:


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                            52 cases total:


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                              COVID-19 cases in Uganda shoot to 52
                              April 06, 2020 02:20 AM @ugandaonline

                              Ministry of Health has confirmed that 4 samples out of the 300 that were tested turned out to be positive, making the total number 50+ Ugandans have been urged to stay at home as that seems to be the best preventive measure possible given the circumstances. The four were under quarantine and returned into the country from Dubai on May 22.

                              Uganda now has 52 confirmed coronavirus cases...