• Dec 01, 2021 . 1 min Read
  • 39 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Uganda

The ministry has not reported any more COVID-19 deaths since November 27.
Umar Kashaka
Journalist @New Vision

HEALTH | COVID-19 | DEATH 

KAMPALA - The ministry of health has confirmed 39 new coronavirus cases in Uganda, bringing the total to 127,551.

It said on Wednesday that the tests it conducted on November 29 confirmed these cases out of the 4, 647 samples collected that day.

While breaking down the new cases, the ministry said Wakiso has 19, Kampala 5, while Oyam and Bulambuli have four cases each.

The districts of Gulu, Ibanda, Kiryandongo, Kisoro, Kazo, Arua and Mbarara have one case each.

The ministry has not reported any more COVID-19 deaths since November 27.

On November 27, it reported one death, bringing the total to 3,252.

The ministry said this Wednesday that those who had recovered from COVID-19 are 97, 559 and that a total of 6, 793,643 vaccine doses had been administered in the country.

In his national addresses recently, President Yoweri Museveni said that by the end of December 2021, more than 12 million Ugandans should have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

He noted that by the end of December, Uganda will have received 23 million doses of vaccines and that he will fully open up the country in January next year whether people go for vaccination or not. 

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