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Uganda Registers Highest Daily Increase of New COVID-19 Cases

Uganda Registers Highest Daily Increase of New COVID-19 Cases

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Uganda's ministry of health on Saturday recorded 423 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily increase since the outbreak, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 6,017. Out of the 2,320 samples collected over the past 24 hours, 411 contacts and alerts cases, 12 returnees from Saudi Arabia, India and Jordan tested positive for the novel coronavirus, said a ministry in a statement. Out of the 411 contacts and alerts that tested positive for COVID-19, 166 are prison inmates under quarantine in Moroto,it said. Out of the 306 samples collected from cargo truck drivers, none of the foreign cross-border truck drivers tested positive for COVID-19 at Uganda's common border point of entry, it said. Two new COVID-19 deaths were reported in the capital, Kampala and ...
Parliament Bus Transporting Covid 19 Patients Catches Fire

Parliament Bus Transporting Covid 19 Patients Catches Fire

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The bus that belonges to parliament of Uganda and was being used by Ministry of Health. The incident took place at Koro, Gulu district. The health ministry spokesperson Ainebyona Emm The bus that belongs to parliament of Uganda and was being used by Ministry of Health. The incident took place at Koro, Gulu district. The health ministry spokesperson Ainebyona Emmanuel described the development as unfortunate. The Aswa River Region police spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema says a team of fire officers from Koro rushed to extinguish the fire but it had already caused extensive damage to the automobile by the time they arrived. Ministry of Health spokesperson Emmanuel Ainebyoona said there were no casualties and a new vehicle was organised to transport the patients to their destination....
Coronavirus Pandemic to Cost Football $14bn This Year, Says FIFA

Coronavirus Pandemic to Cost Football $14bn This Year, Says FIFA

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Figure accounts for third of the game's global economic value with club and national game worth $46bn worldwide. FIFA has put the cost of the coronavirus pandemic on football around the world at $14bn in lost revenue. That figure accounts for about a third of the game's global economic value with the club and national game worth about $46bn worldwide. The pandemic has already led to more than 150 football associations seeking financial help from the $1.5bn emergency relief fund set up by football's governing body. Olli Rehn, chairman of FIFA's coronavirus steering committee, laid bare for the first time the true financial effect the coronavirus has had on the game through fixture list chaos, empty stadiums and loss of TV rights revenue. "It's a huge number and it covers the...
Uganda’s NIRA Headquarters Shuts Down Temporarily After Positive COVID-19

Uganda’s NIRA Headquarters Shuts Down Temporarily After Positive COVID-19

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The headquarters of Uganda's National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was on Monday closed temporarily after some security personnel tested positive for COVID-19. "One person has tested positive at our head offices-Kololo ceremonial grounds and the person is undergoing treatment. NIRA headquarters shall therefore be closed to the public for 2 days -Tuesday 15th Sept & Wednesday 16th Sept 2020 to prevent further spreading," NIRA said in a press release. The authority said the premises will carry out a disinfection exercise in the premises in line with health guidelines before reopening to the public. The services that will remain suspended during the two-day closure include issuance of national identification documents, issuance of birth and death certific...
Brazil Becomes Second Country To Register  Over 50,000 Coronavirus Deaths

Brazil Becomes Second Country To Register Over 50,000 Coronavirus Deaths

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By Elite News Reporter Brazil has become the second country, after the USA, to register more than 50,000 deaths from COVD-19. It comes amid growing political unrest and a few days after the country confirmed more than one million Coronavirus infections. Experts warn that the peak of the outbreak in Brazil is still weeks away. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recorded the biggest one-day increase in cases, with the Americas responsible for most of the new infections. Of the 183,000 new cases reported in 24 hours, more than 60% were from North and South America, the agency said. However, the growing outbreak did not stop thousands of supporters and opponents of Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro from taking to the streets in rival protests on Sunday. Ant...
Panic As Uganda Prisons Officers, Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19

Panic As Uganda Prisons Officers, Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Prisons officers in Uganda are on tension following the outbreak of Coronavirus in some prisons in the country. This Website has established that at least 199 inmates and 24 Prisons officers were on Wednesday quarantined at Kaiti prison in Namutumba District for 14 days, after a former inmate tested positive for COVID-19. While speaking to the press, Frank Baine, the Uganda Prisons Service spokesperson, said the confirmed case was arrested for defying the presidential directive in Mayuge District and had so far spent four days in prison. “After handing him over to the Ministry of Health, we have gone ahead to quarantine the whole prison, with prisoners and staff there for 14 days. Today (Wednesday), we are expecting officials from the Ministry of Health to ...
African Music Star Mory Kante Dies Of Suspected Coronavirus

African Music Star Mory Kante Dies Of Suspected Coronavirus

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By Elite Reporter Guinean singer Mory Kante, who helped introduce African music to a world audience in the 1980s, has died in the capital Conakry, his family said Friday, aged 70, although his death has since been linked to Coronavirus (COVID-19). "Guinea and the whole world have lost a great personality," Kante's son Balla Kante told The Associated Press on Friday. "My father was a great personality. We lost a large library today." Balla said his father had not been feeling well for quite some time, adding that his body will be tested for COVID-19 during the autopsy. Kante was best known for his dance song ‘Yeke Yeke’, which was a huge hit in Africa before becoming a number-one hit in several European countries in 1988. Nicknamed the "electronic griot" - a play on the name...
‘COVID-19 Infects Intestines, Kidneys And Other Organs’-Study

‘COVID-19 Infects Intestines, Kidneys And Other Organs’-Study

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By Elite Reporter The deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) can infect organs throughout the body, including lungs, throat, heart, liver, brain, kidneys and the intestines, researchers reported Wednesday. Two separate reports suggest the virus goes far beyond the lungs and can attack various organs -- findings that can help explain the wide range of symptoms caused by COVID-19 infection. The findings might help explain some of the puzzling symptoms seen in Coronavirus patients. They include blood clots that cause strokes in younger people and that clog dialysis machines, headaches and kidney failure.  COVID-19 is classified as a respiratory virus and is transmitted through respiratory droplets, but it can also sometimes cause diarrhoea and other gastrointestinal symptoms. Res...
Chinese Gov’t Expels Ugandans & Other Africans, Accuses Them Of Exporting Coronavirus

Chinese Gov’t Expels Ugandans & Other Africans, Accuses Them Of Exporting Coronavirus

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 By Elite Reporter Government officials in China are ejecting Ugandans and all other Africans from their homes in several provinces, accusing them of having exported the deadly Coronavirus to their country.  According to news coming in, Chinese officials are ejecting Africans from homes, hotels, companies and all buildings and herding them onto streets. Africans in China, who confirmed the ejection,  said the government was employing force to eject Africans from their homes and all buildings.  Some of the Africans who have been ejected from buildings While the world has adopted various measures to combat Coronavirus, Chinese authorities are beginning to eject foreigners specifically Africans, from their homes and hotels over claims that they were importing the virus into th...
Debunking  Conspiracy Theories Behind Coronavirus & 5G Internetwork

Debunking Conspiracy Theories Behind Coronavirus & 5G Internetwork

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By Abel Kawere Governments and media globally are stepping up to debunk the conspiracy linking 5G mobile technology to coronavirus, which led to some 5G masts being set on fire in Britain last week. When asked by a reporter about the so called “theory” that 5G telecommunications towers could play a role in the spread of the disease, British Cabinet Officer Minister Michael Gove said: “That is just nonsense, dangerous nonsense as well.” NHS England’s national medical director, Stephen Powis said the 5G conspiracy idea was fake news with no scientific backing that risked damaging the emergency response to the outbreak. “The 5G story is complete and utter rubbish, it’s nonsense, it’s the worst kind of fake news,” Powis said. “The reality is that the mobile phone networks are abso...
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