Uganda: Ministry of Health issues statutory instruments to combat Covid-19

The Minister of Health has invoked powers under the Public Health Act, (Cap. 281) to issue rules and orders aimed at combating Covid-19 in Uganda as below:

The Public Health (Notification of COVID-19) Order, 2020

Under this Order (download from ULII), Covid-19 is declared a notifiable disease to which the provisions on prevention and suppression of infectious diseases under the Public Health Act (Cap. 281) apply. This includes the Minister of Health’s power to:


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