KAMPALA – Uganda is seeing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases, forcing its health officials to take stern emergency measures.
From 200 cases per day in April, the East African country is now recording over 1,000 cases per day amid a looming vaccine shortage.
At the Ministry of Health, hundreds of people line up standing, others sitting, as the line snakes its way to the vaccination tent.
Uganda’s COVID-19 cases stand at 44,594, with 361 deaths. Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, the country’s representative at the World Health Organization, spells out the rate at which the coronavirus is spreading in Uganda.
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