Officials from the Ministry of Health have this evening dismissed claims that the government had allowed concerts to be held as reported by sections of the media.
Yesterday, the chairperson of the Board of Trustees, Sam Okello, sent out a letter which stated that concerts had been given the green light to operate starting this Saturday.
This however has been disputed by the authorities.
“The Ministry of Health would like to state that entertainment centers or concerts have NOT BEEN OPENED as is being portrayed in sections of the media. All bars, night clubs, and discotheques remain closed,” the Ministry mentioned in a tweet.
The Ministry’s remarks come shortly after epidemiologists urged the government to institute a lockdown throughout the festive season. Therefore, through this move, the Ministry of Health, therefore, believes that it will curb the spread of the virus.
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