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Mbarara bars working in opposition to COVID-19 SOPs.

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KAARO KARUNGI | MBARARA CITY – A few bars around Mbarara city keep on working in opposition to the COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs,lockdown andand curfew for over a year so far.

In his different addresses on COVID-19, President YK Museveni has kept up that bars will stay shut until Uganda gets enough COVID-19 vaccine since boozers aren’t dependable accomplices in forestalling COVID-19.

Mbarara city is western Uganda’s business community likewise facilitating various individuals from Rwanda,Tanzania,Burundi,among others nations which makes an opportunity of a lifetime for the spread of COVID-19.

April and May 2021 examinations directed by Kaaro Karungi news group affirmed that a portion of the bars working in opposition to COVID-19 and past 9pm time limit in Mbarara city incorporate Jacks (aha kibira),Daizy (aha kibira) mile 2 Mbarara-Masaka rd,Nicoz and Desert on high street,Rhino Tavern close to taxi park,Rwampara suites,City bar and WhatsApp bar Kakoba, Signature inverse freedom park, B-Live bar and Gist bar Kakoba.

Hotes like Acacia along Mbarara-Kabale street and Kosia Nkokonjeru are additionally a portion of the spots giving bar administrations where hard core partiers meet even past check in time.

As indicated by the delegate Resident City Commissioner-RCC Mbarara Emmy Kateera Turyabagyenyi who serves as the RDC Rwampara,it is difficult to prevent these bars from working as the customers readily go there notwithstanding the raising COVID-19 spread.

‘I didn’t realize that on the off chance that you need to execute an Ugandan you close bars. We are battling with them genuinely,’ he added.

A few group have anyway blamed specialists including the police for scheming with some bar proprietors to coerce cash from them when captured in bars.

Byakatonda Livingston who’s the owner B-Live bar Kakoba says police struck his bar on Thursday night, May 6, 2021 and more than 100 individuals were captured as Arsenal played against Villarreal in Europa class.

Mbarara District Police Commander-DPC, SP John Rutaagira declined to clarify the preventions during time limitation activities saying the difficulties are ‘arranged’.

Then, Mbarara territorial reference medical clinic has treated 570 COVID-19 cases enlisting 49 passings since April 2021 when it conceded the principal positive case, with no dynamic case now.

In his May 11, 2021 interview with Kaaro karungi News, the hospital director Dr Celestine Barigye confirmed that the hospital had run out of the vaccine and was waiting for another batch from the health ministry, warning people against flouting SOPs in the fight against this pandemic and outbreak of a new COVID-19 variant where 5 positive cases have already been confirmed in Uganda as it escalates in India and other countries.

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