Uganda to ease COVID-19 lockdown restrictions from June 2

In the wake of the economic crisis generated as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Uganda plans to ease the strict lockdown measures from June 2. Uganda by declaring so comes in lieu with other African nations easing the restrictions put on place to curb the spread of the COVID-19.

In the easing mechanism the country even plans to reopen schools for learners set to do national examinations this year. Apart from it, public transporters will also be allowed to restart operations but at half their capacity, while shops in buildings that are not crowded will also reopen.

On May 18, President Yoweri Museveni announced that authorities plan to distribute face masks to all citizens, six years old and above. In the almost two months lockdown, the East African country has allowed only the movement of cargo and essential services vehicles and people related to it.

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