Key points from President’s Covid-19 address tonight.
- A total of 110 arcades will be opened after meeting SOPs. They must have; temperature guns, social distancing, hand washing, no people in corridors (bikuubo), no traders on verandas, keep records of buyers/clients, no air conditioning, everybody put on masks, enough toilets.
- Salons to open immediately but ensure masks for everybody, face shields for barbers/salonists, temperature guns.
- Boda bodas will resume transporting passengers on July 27th. Besides masks, the rider must also have helmet. Passengers too wear masks. Keep records of clients. Sanitize seats.
- Curfew now starts at 9pm, running to 5.30am. Boda bodas, however, stop at operations at 6pm.
- Churches/mosques not open yet but work towards SOPs for opening.
- Schools. Government will make a big decision before September. Government assessing options of supporting private school teachers. President Museveni offers Shs2b for their sacco.
- Airport stays closed until situation abroad normalises.