The Rukiga district Covid 19 taskforce has closed 5 trading centres in Kamwezi Sub County in Rukiga district for 2 weeks for failing to adhere to Covid-19 guidelines.
Pulkeria Muhindo, the Rukiga Resident District Commissioner RDC has ordered closure of Mwanjari, Kazaza and Omuchapa- Kakanyoro, all trading centres in Kamwezi Sub county for 2 weeks for failing to adhere to Covid-19 guidelines.
The RDC who also heads the district Covid-19 Taskforce says shops in the trading center were also operating as bars, which escalated the spread of Covid19 in the district.
Meanwhile two other centers of Kiburara and Kacuucu have been locked for one week according to the RDC.
Kamwezi has registered more than 130 positive COVID-19 cases in June and July 2021 alone.