The scaring news came after Uganda had announced moves to close its borders and banned international flights, vehicles and water vessels into the country.
Addressing the nation at State House Entebbe, President Museveni said that it’s by God’s mercy that Uganda`s situation was still safer compared to other countries over COVID 19.
The President had said that to maintain the current status quo, the all travel into or out of Uganda by any transport means had been stopped. President Museveni speaking1……..
According to the President, the only flights that will be allowed into the country are cargo planes and emergency plane like UN planes carrying aid, as well as Domestic flights.
He however said that the crews on these planes will be expected to undergo institutional quarantine.
Cargo vehicles will also be allowed to enter the country but with only three people per vehicle.
The President said that the country decided to ban all travel due to reluctancy of travelers to adhere to the quarantine measures.
President Museveni also called upon all Local council leaders to confine people that might enter the country using porous borders.
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So far, more than 600 cases have been confirmed with in Africa and over 270,000 cases globally. END