Uganda: worrying increase in COVID-19 cases

Uganda: worrying increase in COVID-19 cases

Uganda is experiencing a worrying rise in Covid-19 cases, the country’s Minister of Health, Dr Jane Aceng, said in a tweet on Sunday.

The minister did not reveal the latest figures on confirmed cases, but said the country was “well prepared to respond and save lives than before”.

She ruled out travel restrictions or lockdowns in any parts of the country under the current circumstances.

“These measures include: vaccination for all individuals, wearing of face masks at all times especially for the vulnerable population and hand washing,” she said.

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