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COVID-19 pandemic in Uganda. President Yoweri Museveni reimposes a lockdown including the closure of all educational institutions, the shutdown of weekly open markets, suspension of some inter-city travel, and the suspension of church services following an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. (U.S. News & World Report)
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted politics, both international and domestic, by affecting the governing & political systems of multiple countries, causing suspensions of legislative activities, isolation or deaths of multiple politicians and reschedulings of elections due to fears of spreading the virus.
Germany reclassifies the United States, Israel, Turkey, Kenya, Montenegro and Vietnam as "high risk" COVID-19 areas, triggering mandatory 10-day quarantines for unvaccinated travellers unless they can show a negative test after five days. The changes will be in effect from August 17 for Turkey and from August 15 for the rest of the countries.
John Cash, 84, Scottish physician, President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (1994–1997). Lay Nam Chang, 77, American theoretical physicist, COVID-19. Tony Curcillo, 89, American football player (Ohio State Buckeyes, Chicago Cardinals, Hamilton Tiger Cats), complications from COVID-19.
COVID-19 was confirmed to have spread to Indonesia on 2 March 2020, after a dance instructor and her mother tested positive for the virus. Both were infected from a Japanese national. By 9 April 2020, the pandemic had spread to all 34 provinces in the country.
The global COVID-19 pandemic struck the U.S. state of Wisconsin in early February 2020. Although Wisconsin has to date experienced 144 deaths per 100,000 residents, significantly fewer than the US national average of 196 deaths, COVID-19 was one of the three leading causes of death in Wisconsin in 2020.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, face masks, such as surgical masks and cloth masks, have been employed as a public and personal health control measure against the spread of SARS-CoV-2. In both community and healthcare settings, their use is intended as source control to limit transmission of the virus and personal protection to prevent infection. 
COVID-19 pandemic in Burundi. Burundi launches its COVID-19 vaccination rollout using a part of 500,000 doses of the Sinopharm BIBP COVID-19 vaccine donated by China in a shift to make the country more active approach to containing the pandemic. COVID-19 pandemic in Zimbabwe