In October, President Museveni introduced a 21-day lockdown in the Mubende and Kassanda districts in a bid to tackle the ongoing outbreak
Since 15 October, bars, entertainment venues, markets and places of worship in Mubende and Kassanda in central Uganda have been forced to shut.
However, as the virus continued to spread to the city, Ugandans got worried that the government may impose the lockdown as it was during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unlike the COVID-19 pandemic, President Museveni on the 4th of November 2022, the President clarified on the Ebola Outbreak situation stating that there will be NO LOCKDOWN in the country
“Regarding the Ebola situation, first of all, there will be NO LOCKDOWN. There4, people should go ahead and concentrate on their work without worry. However, we should be more vigilant and observe the SOPs put in place to control the Ebola spread.” He clarified.