July 20, 2024

JUST IN: Museveni Address on Covid-19 moved to Friday at 8pm, says PM Nabbanja


Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda

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H.E Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni President of the Republic of Uganda


President Museveni’s Covid-19 address has been moved to Friday July 30, 8PM – a day earlier than the initially communicated, according to Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja.

“H.E The President will address the Nation on #COVID19 this Friday July 30, 2021 at 08:00pm,” PM Nabbanja said in a tweet on Wednesday evening.

In the meantime, stay calm and continue observing SOPs and other Presidential directives,” her communication in a tweet added

The Presidential press secretary, Ms. Lindah Nabusayi Wamboka had on Tuesday announced that the President was to speak to the nation on Saturday July 31, a date which has since been adjusted.

The President’s address will come as the 42-day lockdown comes to an end, with Friday being the last day.

Museveni’s address will be broadcasted live on all Television and Radio stations

The 42-day lockdown was imposed in June following a surge in COVID-19 cases.

The country has so far registered 92,724 cases of COVID-19, with 2579 deaths.

At least 77,171 people have recovered from the virus, while 688 cases remain active.

The positivity rate currently stands at 6.6%.


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