Margaret Kakande, the head of the Budget Monitoring Unit (BMAU) at the Ministry of Finance, said the government will step back on sectors like tourism, giving it limited resources because it is now next to impossible to attract any visitors.
Mutasiga was hit as he tried to plead with the police officers and LDUs not to shoot a chapatti vendor who was found selling chapatti during curfew time. The officers were enforcing COVID-19 control guidelines in Wantoni Village along Mukono-Katosi Road on May 13 2020.
The floods followed a heavy downpour that pounded the district last month when River Nyamwamba overflew at Bunyandiko in Kilembe Sub County submerging the low land areas of the district. The heavy rains also submerged acres of gardens, leaving behind silt composites as deep as 5 feet.
The Purchase Managers Index (PMI) rose to 41.9 points in May from the reading of 21.6 in April, an indicator business activity resumed as more shops opened, private cars released and public transporters let to carry people although on a limited level. The PMI asks business owners how they fared in a particular month.
Kyomuhendo Queen, a teacher by profession and the group mobilization secretary says that she has observed residents have disregarded presidential directives which calls for the efforts of everyone to inform and continue sensitizing them about the and dangers of the disease.
Dr Edward Muwanga, the Kyotera District Health Officer and Secretary to the task force says they do not have funds to buy fuel to transport the patients to Masaka. The island sub-county lacks a treatment centre.