KAMPALA — President Museveni has implored Ugandans to remain safe by continuing to observe the guidelines issued by Ministry of Health during this coronavirus pandemic.
In his Easter message, the President thanked Ugandans for responding well and listening to the guidelines, which were enumerated.
“This year’s observance of Easter comes at a time when the world faces the COVID-19 challenge. I’m aware that people aren’t going to celebrate Easter in the usual way. This has been accessioned by this pandemic. I wish to thank all Ugandans for responding well and listening to the guidelines,” he said in a letter to all countrymen, Women and Bazzukulu today, Saturday April 11.
“The story of Jesus’ miraculous triumph over death provides a remarkable example of sacrifice, hope and joy. The First Lady, Maama Janet [Museveni], joins me in wishing you a joyous Easter. Easter is a time to rejoice and unite with all Christians around the world in proclaiming that Christ is risen,” the President said in his message.
Mr. Museveni called on Ugandans to stay home and stay safe.
“I implore you to remain safe by continuing to observe the health guidelines. It is not about convenience; its about survival. I wish you a happy Easter and May the Peace of our Resurrected Lord fill your best hearts during this season. Stay Home – Stay Safe,” he said.
Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng on Saturday April 11 said by Monday next week, the country will have total of 18 patients discharged including the four that went home today, Saturday.
The Ministry of Health has reported that there were no new cases recorded in the country out of the 555 samples that were tested on Saturday, April 11.
It is a good Easter present for the country as there is hope the infections curve will flatten.
For the third day in a row, Uganda has not recorded any new infections but at least confirmed the recovery and discharged four people who have been cured of virus.
The development has reduced the active cases to 49 and with no reported death so far.