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Uganda Virus Research Institute

REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

8 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Uganda on 4th May 2020.

6 confirmed cases were of truck drivers while 2 cases are from the community confirmed from the Rapid Assessment Survey...

1 new COVID-19 case confirmed today. This makes a total of 89 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The new case is a 39-year-old Kenyan male truck driver who arrived via Malaba border point.

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 3 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Uganda on 2nd May 2020.

The confirmed cases are, 1 Kenyan and 1 Burundian who arrived via Malaba border point and a 22-year-old Ugandan male from Rakai...

2 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on 1st May 2020.

According to the Ministry of Health, the confirmed cases are, a 35-year-old Kenyan male truck driver who arrived via Busia border...

2 new COVID-19 cases confirmed at Uganda Virus Research Institute on 30th April 2020. This makes a total of 83 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Uganda.

The confirmed cases are both Kenyan...

2 new COVID-19 cases confirmed out of 2,002 samples tested at Uganda Virus Research Institute on 29th April 2020.

Both cases are male; a Ugandan national and a Burundian refugee.

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Uganda Virus Research Institute confirms results of the 2 suspected COVID-19 cases that were admitted St. Mary’s Lacor Hospital are negative for COVID-19.

The Ministry of Health launched...

All 2,400 samples tested negative for COVID-19 in Uganda ton 28th April 2020.

Of these, 534 samples were from the community while 1,866 samples were from truck drivers.

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Mandate

The UVRI engages in health research pertaining to human infections and disease processes associated with or linked to viral aetiology and provides expert advice, enables partnerships and communication and serves as a center for training and education.

Vision and Mission

Vision
To be a world class center of excellence in health research.

Mission
To conduct scientific investigations on viral and other communicable diseases so as to contribute to knowledge, policy, practice and build capacity while promoting institutional sustainability.

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Who we work with

The UVRI is grateful to the support of its local and international partners, both past and present,  who have generously funded its activities in Uganda over the years, enabling UVRI to make great strides in health research and inching closer to its vision. These include:

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