President Museveni has directed that schools and all educational institutions to reopen for finalists by October 15.
Government in March ordered the closure of all education institutions to avoid the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.
However, yesterday, Museveni said that after a period of over six months, schools will reopen to allow finalists complete school.
The President explained that experts think it is safe for finalists to resume studies because they are only 1.5 million which represents only 10% of the total number of 15 million learners in country.
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Museveni however noted that non-finalists can only be thought of in January.
On several occasions, owners of private schools have called upon government to come to their help since they borrowed money from various financial institutions.
The president also opened places of worship with precautions of observing standard operating procedures. Museveni Two;…..
His Excellency opened international airport and land boarders for tourists coming in and going out provided they test negative seventy two hours before entering Uganda. Mr. Museveni on tourists speaking;….
Museveni said since Ugandans have tested both scenarios of no deaths because of the lockdown and one of laxity and death, they should be careful with their lives.
Uganda has recorded 6287 cases and only 63 deaths since the first case of Coronavirus was recorded in March.
Bars, Casinos and gaming clubs remain closed among others. ENDS.