KAMPALA- The President of the Republic of Uganda HE Yoweri Museveni has maintained the lockdown restrictions on bars, gyms, cinemas and clubs.
The President was addressing the Country on the state of Coronavirus as most Ugandans continue experiencing the new normal due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
“I know many Ugandans like getting drunk, but you can get drunk at home. It is not good but at least you can get drunk without COVID-19,” he announced.
The President also gave a green light on sporting activities in the country where he directed that sporting invents shoul go on without spectators.
On the issue of Schools, the President noted that they have agreed to reopen schools for the candidates to return to school effective October 15th 2020.
“The cost of waiting is too much,” the President said, adding that with only 1.2 million students returning to school, there will be a good chance of practicing social distancing in the school communities.
“The schools will now open in a limited way,” the president said
The President also announced that places of worship will be allowed to open, especially for confessions and counseling. The President also announced that sports activities will be allowed to resume “provided there are no spectators at the stadia”.
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