Uganda’s COVID-19 infections reach 121,510

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FILE PHOTO: A healthcare professional is vaccinated against COVID-19 on March 10, 2021 in Kampala, Uganda, March 10, 2021. (Photo by Luke Dray / Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO: A healthcare professional is vaccinated against COVID-19 on March 10, 2021 in Kampala, Uganda, March 10, 2021. (Photo by Luke Dray / Getty Images)

Uganda’s health ministry reported 214 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday from tests conducted in the last 24 hours, taking the country’s cumulative virus load to 121,510.

In the same period, the ministry recorded three new fatalities, taking the total number of deaths to 3,095.

Uganda is one of 16 countries in Africa that have registered more than 100,000 COVID-19 infections.

The East African country has embarked on a nationwide vaccination campaign in efforts to contain the spread of the virus.

By Sunday, 1,593,947 vaccine doses had been administered.

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