Walter Okello, the Omel Parish LC III Councilor identified the most affected as Kuru and Akamdyang villages. He explains that unidentified thugs have been terrorizing the village over the past week stealing foodstuff, animals and poultry.
On the many private vehicles on the road in several parts of Kampala despite the announcement of the new lockdown measures, Oweyesigire says there is no car that is left to go without the driver explaining themselves
According to health experts, face masks could provide a barrier for potentially infectious droplets by reducing exposure to the saliva and respiratory secretions. Combined with other preventive measures, such as frequent hand-washing and social distancing, face masks are thought to be helpful in slowing the spread of Coronavirus Disease.
Last week, Police officers conducting an operation in Kyebando, Kisalosalo zone in Kampala bundled up to 17 people found operating nonfood businesses on a patrol van. None of the suspects nor police officer had protective wear like masks, which exposed them to Covid19 infection. This has been same practice in different parts of the country.
The motorcycles had initially been restricted from operating beyond 2 p.m. However, President Yoweri Museveni extended their operation time to 5 pm and granted amnesty to all persons whose motorcycles were impounded for operating beyond 2 pm.