Breaking News: Places of Worship Reopened in Uganda amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Uganda reopens places of worship amid COVID-19 pandemic
This came after the places of worship were closed Since June 2020 due to the second wave of Covid 19 in Uganda
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni tonight has announced the reopening of places of worship with not more 200 .
The places of worship can now open under the following conditions: “Limit the number of worshippers at any one time to not more than 200 provided the place of worship can ensure physical distancing of 2 meters on either side and adequate aeration”. The President Said in a televised address.
He further said, there must be strict adherence to all Standard Operating Procedures at all times, that is; hand washing/ use of alcohol-based sanitizer, temperature monitoring, and consistent wearing of face masks by all congregants, including the choir and preachers.
The President Called Upon the Church Leadership to Partner with Government to communicate and mobilize the population for vaccination and other control measures.
As of 22nd September, Uganda has 123,502 confirmed COVID19 cases, 3135 deaths and 340 admissions in both private and public hospitals.”