President Museveni has directed that effective tomorrow, no public vehicles will be allowed to operate in Uganda as a measure to combat the spread of coronavirus in the country.
President noted that additional measures have been taken to avoid uncertainties involved in the spread of coronavirus.
He said from other measures highlighted before, the remaining challenge in the fight to prevent the spread of coronavirus is public transport. In this respect, he said all public transport operations are suspended for 14 days.
The ban includes all coasters taxis, coasters, all buses, all passenger trains, all tuk-tuks, and boda-bodas all suspend from operating for 14 days as a measure to minimize movement of people.
He, however, said that Private vehicles are allowed to operate but limited to only 3 people that includes the driver and two other passengers.
He added that Boda Bodas and other trucks can only carry food.