04 March 2020 – Government bans all public gatherings

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health. Leading the implementation is the Ministry of Health.

Overview: Banning of all “mass” public events without prior permission of the Ministry of Health. The target audience was entertainers, church-goers, international conferences/events. The intended effect was to reduce the number of high density population events occurring that could act as vectors for the disease.
Full details here: https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Coronavirus-scare-Government-restricts-public-meetings/688334-5478240-1422ncm/index.html

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat, No justification given