The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) announced Tuesday that it had closed it offices in Wakiso, Nakawa and Kawempe after some staff tested positive for the coronavirus.
Police issued a statement clarifying the guidelines that were rolled out by President Museveni this past Sunday to help the country counter the latest wave of the coronavirus.
The guidelines, which will last 42 days, will put Uganda under partial lockdown.
President Yoweri Museveni rallied Ugandans to continue observing guidelines put in place to fend off the coronavirus and avoid being distracted by alarmist messages about the pandemic.
The Ministry of Health today transferred the vaccination exercise from its head office to Kololo Independence Grounds.
"Vaccination will be taking place at Kololo Independence Grounds from 9am to 5pm daily, with effect from Monday", May 31, the ministry said in a statement.
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Uganda Baati Limited (UBL) officially handed over its first CSR project of 2021, a renovated health center ward in Agago a district in the northern part of Uganda 500Kms away from the capital city, Kampala.
Minister of Health Dr. Ruth Aceng introduced some guidelines that will help limit the spread of Covid-19, which as of Wednesday had killed 343 people in Uganda.
The government has over the years rolled out a number of initiatives to improve maternal health in the country and today Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu, the minister of state for health in charge of Primary Health Care, offered an update.
A children’s surgical hospital, constructed by EMERGENCY in Entebbe, opened its doors to its first patients on April 19. [EMERGENCY is a humanitarian NGO that provides free medical treatment to the victims of war, poverty and landmines.]
Ministry of Health has started vaccinating Members of Parliament and its staff against COVID-19 virus. Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige on Wednesday informed MPs and Parliamentary staff that the vaccination exercise will take place today, 25th March and Friday, 26th March.