KAMPALA — President Yoweri Museveni will tonight address country again tonight and is expected to announce new stringent measures to address the spread of the coronavirus in the country.
The Senior presidential press secretary, Mr Don Wanyama on Monday said the President will address the nation at 8 p.m Ugandan time.
“President Museveni will give an update on the Covid-19 situation and offer more guidelines on what to do to stem the spread” Mr Wanyama wrote.
He said the broadcast will run across all TV stations and radio.
President Museveni on Saturday said there might be need for more drastic measures to curb spread.
“We may have to take additional drastic measures. I will keep you informed,” the president wrote.
Uganda on Sunday March 29 registered three new cases of the coronavirus including a 15 year old boy bringing the country’s total to 33.
The President further urged the public to observe the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health to ensure we break the spread of this virus.
Uganda has taken stringent steps to try to halt the spread of the virus in the country.
The President has already closed schools, Churches and other social gatherings to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
He also closed borders, the airport and banned public transport as well as roadside markets.
The remaining option is close offices and announce a total lockdown.