KAMPALA– The President of the Republic of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Tibuhaburwa will tonight address the country on the state of COVID-19 in the country.
According to Judith Nabakooba the former Minister of Information and National Guidance and Lindah Nabussayi Wamboka the Presidential press secretary, President will address at 8pm and the address will be a live broadcast on major TV and Radio stations Countrywide.
The Address comes at a time when the country is registering surge in the number of COVID-19 cases especially Kampala and Wakiso Districts.
The country has todate registered a total cumulative confirmed cases of 52,935 cases 383 deaths.
748,676 Ugandans have since March 10th 2021 been vaccinated with AstraZeneca COVID-19 jab in a bid to curtail the scourge.
Museveni will give an overview of the National COVID-19 taskforce recommendations, Which among others include;
1. Carfew brought back to 7 O’clock
2. Security must force guidelines (SOPs) as issued the MOH.
3. Students already reported (opened classes) should keep at school.
4. Students at home should not report back to school
5. Stop public transport in Kampala and Wakiso.
These are just recommendations but the president will reveal the was forward today in his speech.
Higher Institutions of learning especially Kyambogo University has seen a surge in the COVID-19 cases risking many lives of students and the staff in several Institutions.