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Only Those Vaccinated Against COVID-19 To Access Kampala – Minister Kabuye

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Only those vaccinated against the coronavirus (COVID-19) can enter the city of Kampala as of January 2022, the Minister of State for Kampala and Metropolitan Affairs Kabuye Kyofatogabye has warned.

Kyofatogabye made the announcement nowadays in Kikuubo, the city’s wholesale hub. He again and again sounded the ultimatum in both English and Luganda to make sure that everyone gets the message nicely. Kabuye explained that unvaccinated Ugandans need to push their businesses from elsewhere wherein there are big workspaces so they work without spreading the disease.

The minister stated absolutely that although people have rights not to be vaccinated, he said the authorities has a right to protect the compliant vaccinated.

“If you do not want any disruption to your work please get that jab. The difference among your easiness to work and the difficulty to work is the jab for your body…Next yr in January you may now not be allowed to return to town due to the fact you chose to reject the jab. So we’ll now not let you mix with the vaccinated. I recognize too well that you have the proper to select to be vaccinated or no longer however I do not care. And such as you had what the president said about reopening in January whether or not human beings are vaccinated or not – he essentially meant that the vaccinated will be allowed to come to paintings even as the unvaccinated will ought to live domestic,” said Kyofatogabye.

According to the minister, Uganda has up to now received more than 15 million doses of vaccine and that is able to vaccinating 7.Five million humans, and a vaccination card will be a demand for one to get right of entry to their enterprise.

Similarly, the minister also rallied humans to embrace the approaching polio immunization force via the government. In September, there had been tremendous samples indicating the life of polio in Uganda, and authorities is to start immunizing all kids under five years although the minister didn’t specify when.

KCCA government director Dorothy Kisaka, who observed the minister to look at the works on Kikuubo Lane, reminded Kampalans to strictly take a look at the Covid-19 SOPs, to avoid is unfold particularly the brand new Omicron variation.

Kisaka also emphasized the SMART town campaign that is aimed at making Kampala a ideal town from systems, trade order, administration to sanitation. On this, she warned KCCA enforcement officers to prevent corruption or else a good way to be dealt with.

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