The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries Pius Wakabi Kasajja on Wednesday told the press at Media Center that Twiga Chemicals Company delivered 1000 litres of the chemical adding to the 400 that was earlier delivered to enhance the fight through aerial spraying.
Musenero, who was also among the Ugandan epidemiologists who helped to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014, said isolation alone was very helpful in countering the disease in those countries, which can be helpful here too, if respected.
Musenero who was appointed senior presidential advisor on epidemics on Monday says there are a lot of myths around infection with COVID which have sent the public into unnecessary panic. She clarified that even as everybody is jumping on the sanitizer bandwagon leading to their prices skyrocketing, using just usual soap and water in addition to avoiding touching the nose, mouth and eyes is sufficient enough.
However, amidst the concerns, the IOC says it "remains fully committed to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and with more than four months to go before the games there is no need for any drastic decisions at this stage; any speculation at this moment would be counter-productive."
Therefore, all athletes should continue preparing for the games as best as they can.
Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee on Wednesday, the Health Ministry Permanent Secretary Diana Atwine said that since they have banned travels from high-risk countries, people who come into the country will have to cater for their costs of the quarantine even though it is a total quarantine.