Uganda President Bans Public Transport For 14 Days Over Coronavirus

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Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has announced a 14-day ban on public transport to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Private cars will only be allowed to carry three passengers including the driver.

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Uganda has 14 confirmed cases of coronavirus, including an eight-month-old baby girl.

With news that some Ugandans who have never left the country are now contracting the virus, authorities want to limit movement within towns and between regions.

Markets, which are often big and overcrowded, will only be allowed to sell food.


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