President Yoweri Museveni has postponed his address that was set to ease lockdown today.
The 14th Presidential Address by His Excellency YK Museveni on Covid-19 which was slated for today has been moved to tomorrow, Tuesday 19th, at 8pm.
“We regret any inconveniences,” Don Wanyama, the president’s press secretary announced.
Cabinet has met today Monday about way forward and we are told, the meeting has been heated.
When he finally addresses the country, Museveni is expected to lift a few activities.
Public transport will remain suspended when the current lockdown phase ends next week on Tuesday.
H.E President Yoweri Kagita Museveni, on 25th March 2020, banned public transport as a way of curbing the spread of the killer Covid-19.
The affected public transport
And a source close to a top government official who met the president earlier this week has told this website that the said public transport means will remain suspended when Museveni addresses the country on Monday.
“Public transport will have to wait a bit longer, its for everyone’s good,” the source quotes the official.
Private vehicles will be allowed but with only a maximum of 2 people.
As has been the case, trucks, Delivery Vans & Pickups are allowed strictly for delivery of food and essential commodities.
Ambulances are allowed.
Security vehicles are allowed.
Institutional/Government vehicles subject to SOPs issued by Ministry of Health are allowed.
Vehicles for sanitary services like garbage collection, cesspools will continue to operate.
As the country already knows, face masks are compulsory.
More to follow…