05 May 2020 – Mandatory usage of face masks in public spaces

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health. IMplementation shall be done by the Uganda Police Force and other enforcement agencies. It is unclear if Local Defence Units will also be privvy to enforcement of these regulations.

Overview: Mandatory usage of face masks for movement in public spaces. Target audience was all Ugandans requiring presence in public spaces. The intended effect was to reduce impact of relaxed lockdown.
Full details here: https://www.thegrapevine.co.ug/here-is-the-new-law-you-must-wear-a-mask-or-face-6-months-in-prison/

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Type of Justification: No justification given