The Cabinet sub Committee has advised President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to extend lockdown for another 14 days. This is because of the arising COVID-19 cases in different communities within Uganda.
This follows after two new COVID-19 cases from the community tested positive of the deadly virus. A resident of Rakai district who had just returned from Tanzania and a police officer from Bunyoro.
Therefore during the special Cabinet Subcommittee meeting on Saturday, they were forced to recommend an extension of the lockdown for another 14 days.
In addition, this will be able to allow them to carry out a good community testing survey.
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However, most of the new cases are from the neighboring countries, for example, Kenya and Tanzania. These are the truck drivers who bring in cargo from these countries into Uganda.
According to a given source of information, the president intently listened to the suggestions put forward. However, still, the committee also recommended the relaxation of the lockdown in order to allow a few businesses to operate. In addition and a few offices to start operating though these will under tight restrictions, for example, social distancing, etc.
We as Cyclone Times Uganda thank the Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng for doing a great job. In addition, towards the fight of the deadly coronavirus in Uganda.
In conclusion, the Cyclone Times news team will keep you updated with all the news from the Ministry of Health. Let us continue to keep a social distance and also, let us stay home to avoid contracting the virus from the community. Finally, lets always ensure we sanitize every time we get in contact with surfaces. In addition lets us avoid touching the soft parts of the body, for example, the eyes, nose, and mouth. This is because the virus enters the human body through the mentioned soft parts of the body
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