Museveni said that the night-time curfew, ensures that people keep in their homes hence limiting the spread of the coronavirus. He said that if there is no night-time curfew, people will be going to visit friends in the evening and ending up turning homes into bars.
People seem not to understand the value of the masks; these are not a decoration. We don’t want you to be seen with the mask hanging around your neck. Put the mask over your mouth and nose all the time as long as you are in public. Even when you are speaking, leave the mask on because if you remove and speak, you are infecting the air and also the hands you are fidgeting with while removing the mask can bring the infection,” the President said.
He said that in self-defence, the officers will use live fire to disable the stone-throwers recalling an incident some years ago when ASP John Bosco Ariong was stoned to death while carrying out operations in downtown Kampala. “In rural areas be very careful, it’s not like in Kampala; you are not going to throw stones at them and then you injure them and they let you go,” Museveni said.
The update, also read out by President Yoweri
Museveni this evening shows that out of the 215 people tested today, one was found positive of the coronavirus, a disease that is causing havoc across the world.