According to Vianney Luggya, the CAA spokesperson, Rwanda Air had jetted in over 10 South Koreans and other nationals. He said that since South Korea is among t6he countries under category one, they were advised to return to their country.
Eriya Elepot, the Busia district Police Commander says that they realized many people have been passing through the porous routes at the border a thing that humpers the screening of covid-19 at the main entrance.
Maurice Mugisha, the Deputy Managing Director UBC says that the collaboration between UBC and Government is meant to ensure that the public is up to date regarding government programmes without putting the lives of journalists and officials at risk.
At Islamic University in Uganda mosque which serves a population of over 1,000 people both students and the outside communities, the Khutuba was conducted both online and on IUIU FM a University-based radio station.
In Gulu, Martin Oringa, the Disciplinary Chairperson of Gulu City Boda –Boda Association says that they have banned the cyclists from carrying more than one passenger which could expose them to contract the virus.
Francis Xavier Ssentamu, the District Governor (District 9211 Uganda and Tanzania) says that a special team of District 9211 recommended the cancellation due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Sarah Nakanwagi, the district Councillor for Lwengo Town council has expressed his displeasure during the council sitting arguing that all the people at the district headquarters are at great health risks over the latrines they use in answering the nature’s call.
Airlines have been tasked to ensure that travelers to Uganda countries affected by coronavirus book in advance to stay in Government designated quarantine areas before boarding. The aircraft management is also mandated to spray the craft after people have disembarked from Entebbe from arrival.
Abraham Tukundane the Luweero District Police Commander says that Police arrested Ssendege after registering a complaint that he allegedly grabbed and forced a 17-year-old girl into sex at her at home located at Kavule zone in Luweero town on Wednesday.
The Nakawa RCC, Anderson Burora noted that most parents are in the habit of sending children to villages during such breaks. He however, asked parents to avoid the practice this time around, saying it could be another form of transmitting the virus easily.
Julian Komuhangi, the Commissioner Environmental Health at the Ministry said access to clean water is especially important now in the wake of Corona Virus disease (COVID 19) but many communities are still reluctant on taking handwashing seriously.
Dr Willy Nguma the Veterinary Officer Arua on Friday confirmed the closure of the livestock markets and said many people congregate from different places at the markets posing a high risk of spreading Coronavirus.
Makerere University Business School-MUBS Economics Lecturer and Policy Analyst, Ramathan Ggoobi says the Coronavirus (COVID-19), which has since been declared a pandemic is economically contagious and has attacked all sectors of the economy at all fronts.
Speaking to journalists on Friday, Dr. Eric Wobudeya a researcher and specialist in pediatric TB said healthy children who get in contact with someone tested positive for TB are supposed to be given drugs for six months to avoid infection, and yet this is not happening among many of them.