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No Ebola lockdown, Museveni assures Ugandans

Ivan Kigozi

The President of Uganda HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has affirmed that there will not be a lockdown in the country due to the Ebola breakout.

Through his Twitter handle, Museveni cleared the uncertainty about a possible lockdown following the soaring numbers of Ebola cases recently.

It should be noted that there hasn’t been a new Ebola case registered in the past two days.

According to the Ministry of Health, the active Ebola cases have reduced from 27 to 19 although one death case has been recorded in the process.

Two people Unfortunately died yesterday on Thursday 3rd November.

Since the break out of the deadly disease three months ago, the cumulative confirmed cases have been 131 while 49 people have been confirmed dead.

61 recoveries have also been registered.

The districts of Mubende and Kassanda are under a lockdown since last month as a well to curb the spread of the Ebola virus.

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