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Uganda Bans Outdoors Exercises Over COVID-19 Outbreak

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has in the latest measures to enforce physical distancing banned all physical exercises.This is In a bid to prevent gatherings of people so as to curb the spread of coronavirus in Uganda.

The directive comes after videos and photos of people jogging and doing aerobics in groups in the capital, Kampala, were shared on social media.

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The president also banned movement of motorcycle taxis, commonly known as boda bodas, beyond 14:00 local time (11:00 GMT).

The motorbikes are currently only allowed to carry cargo and not passengers.

The health ministry on Wednesday announced that they had confirmed one more case of coronavirus, bringing the total number to 53.

More than 3,600 people have been tested so far according to the ministry.

The country is on a nationwide two-week lockdown.

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Written by How Africa

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