Covid-19 beliefs, attitudes towards lock downs, and experiences of people during lock downs in Wandegeya Kampala Uganda
Tusiime, Steven Grace
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The study was conducted to explore covid-19 beliefs among people of Wandegeya in Kampala district, their attitudes towards lock downs and their experiences during lock down. A qualitative study design was used in the study and random sampling was used to select the study sample of 12 respondents. Results from 12 respondents revealed that 6 of them believed that covid-19 is a virus and the other 6 had other beliefs among which included covid-19 does not exist, it resulted from negative feeding negative, it is religious, it is a lethal weapon, it is politics and the belief that is real. People’s attitudes towards lock down involved different themes that overlapped among which 7 had positive attitude and 5 had a negative attitude. Among the different experiences of the people during lock down, according to the study 2 had a positive experience were 2 and 10 had a negative experience were 10. It was concluded that all these variables vary and overlap from person to person which could cause unwanted consequences among people in Wandegeya.