President Museveni has relaxed the 42 days lockdown instituted on 18th June 2021opening public transport following, reduction in new Covid-19 infections and deaths.
The president said that during the period of the lockdown, data generated by the Ministry of Health has shown, a consistent reduction in daily confirmed cases from the peak of 1,735 to an average of a new low of 71, a consistent drop in positivity rate from the highest of 22% to an average of 8% to-date.
A fall in the daily admissions of the severe and critically ill patients from 204 at the peak to less than 50 per day, to-date, a reduction in daily deaths. However, the drop in the daily number of deaths remains slow due to late presentation to the hospitals.
The lockdown was guided by rapidly increasing daily cases, increasing positivity rate, high admission rates in hospitals for severe and critically ill patients and increasing number of deaths.
curfew time 7pm- 5:30am2.
Boda boda to move up to 6pm with one passenger .
Kikuubo open but no shops in the middle and road vending banned , wholesalers only .
malls and arcades open but follow SOPs corridors must be clear, entry and exit should be open and registration of shop owners and attendants 5.
weddings open but with 20 people .
places of worship closed till 60 days .
outdoor sports/ games are open but with no spectators .
indoor games closed .
Gaming and betting , bibanda , casino , closed 10. artists perform virtually 11.
bars closed .
restaurants open but follow SOPs .
saloons open follow SOPs .
saunas and steam baths closed .
schools closed till the vaccination of children 12-18 years medical schools measures are being dealt with 16. Reduction of 10% workers increase to 20% .
private vehicles to move across boarders but with 3 persons .
Entebbe International airport open .
public transport open 50% staring on Monday 2nd/08/2021 –
No air-conditioning in public transport .
food market open but follow SOPs.
seasonal markets closed .
conferences and seminars banned .
200 billion to be given to Ugandans in small and medium enterprises at a low interest rate .