Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will at 8pm tonight, deliver his fifth address to the
country in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
to follow guidelines given by the Ministry of Health and myself to stay safe
and healthy,” he said.
came after the health ministry declared new five coronavirus cases in the country
five include a baby aged eight months, a salt trader and a man who travelled
from Germany and two Chinese nationals.
Food and sanitizers
Tuesday, Museveni warned traders against hiking prices of food saying there was
no reason to do so.
food is produced here, nothing has caused prices of food stuffs to be hiked.
The bananas we had yesterday are the same we have today, the maize we had
yesterday is the same maize, so the crooks who are taking advantage of
coronavirus to hike prices of foodstuffs anywhere in this country will be arrested
and their licences cancelled,” he noted.
is very unacceptable, we are going to send spies to pretend like they are
buying and if they find you have increased prices of food stuff and essential
commodities, we shall come for you.”
said for the rest of the people who are on unnecessary pressure to buy
sanitizers, do not go for overpriced santizers, use soap because it works
to wash your hands as many times as possible, self-isolate if you have any
COVID-19 symptoms, and do not touch your nose, mouth or face,” he noted.
added: “Most importantly, we should not panic, we shall defeat this virus.”