Uganda receives 586,000 more COVID-19 doses.

KAMPALA– Uganda has today Saturday received more Covid-19 doses to support the vaccination program.

According to Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, the Minister of health, the country has received 586,080 doses of COVID-19 as donations.

Dr. Aceng stressed that of the received doses, 286,080 are AstraZeneca donated by the Government of Norway and 300,000 are Sinovac doses donated by the Government of China.

“We received a donation of 286,080 doses of AstraZeneca from the Government of Norway and 300,000 of the Sinovac vaccine from the People’s Republic of China,” Health Minister Dr Jane Ruth Aceng said.

Dr. Aceng’s statement comes just hours after the President has directed for an easing of National lockdown following a reduction in the infection rate.

Among the new directives is the resuming of the transport system but the education institutions and worshipping places remain closed as the curfew directives also remains in place.

As per results of 28th July 2021, Uganda has 93,675 total cases, 81,992 recoveries, 2,661 deaths.

A total of 620 Ugandans are still battling the virus and admitted in health facilities and 1,143,763 people have been vaccinated.

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