Owners of bars and recreational facilities in Luwero
town council are counting losses after failing to organize the end of year
shows due to the COVID 19 pandemic.
Every end of the year, revellers flock bars and recreational
facilities in big numbers to celebrate usher in the new year.
the bars and other recreational facilities organize shows where artists
perform, fireworks lit and sell drinks to revellers where they earn huge amount
However today most bars and other recreational facilities remain under lock after
Museveni imposed a national curfew starting from 9; 00 pm-5:30 am.
Violet Nansasi Kasasa the Manager of Biva Hotel in Luwero the town council says
that she would have stocked over 50 crates of beer for sale on
31st December and New Year days.
Nansasi, however, says today the place is under lock and key
and has sent over
10 workers sent home. She decried of huge losses made since the ban was effective
in march leaving them crying foul.
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Tanansi Ssenkaali the manager of Digital Pub in Luwero town council says that
he has lost over 15 million shillings he would have collected on Christmas and New Year
Ssenkaali adds that the losses incurred this year may force them out of the
cites accumulated rental arrears which they may not be able to pay even if they
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Klyne Inn, Elegant Bar, Nimrod, Unique discotheque and other
entertainment places in Luwero town which used to be a beehive of activity
on 31st is deserted with business owners counting losses.
Frank Ssuna a reveller in Luwero town says that he will miss the fun that comes
with ushering new year in the discotheque.
Other revellers said that they will buy beers and drink in homes but this will
be boring too.
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The Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson Isah Ssemwogerere has also issued a
statement warning entertainment places not to be tempted to open as well as
cautioning the public against disobeying the curfew time.
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Luwero district health department has registered 73 COVID 19 cases of which 47
have recovered and 26 are still active. About 33 cases are civil servants
attached at Uganda National Roads Authority, Luwero hospital, Central Police
Station, district headquarters and Bukalasa Lands Offices.
Only 29 COVID 19 cases have been registered from the community.