By Shamim Nateebwa
The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga, has asked the public to go on with the preparations for the Kabaka’s birthday marathon scheduled to take place on April 5th next month.
According to Mayiga, the public should continue buying kits, however, if by that date, the virus has not subsided, the run shall be canceled.
This coronavirus scare comes at a time when Buganda kingdom is preparing to celebrate the Kabaka’s birthday on April 13 at Lubaga Cathedral.
The Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II also canceled his Buddu and Kakuuto visits over public health concerns and restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak.
According to the World Health Organization, people with mild illness recover in about two weeks, while those with more severe illness may take three to six weeks to recover.