Uganda continues to see decline in new COVID-19 infections

Uganda continued to report a decline in its new daily COVID-19 infections, weeks after its pandemic situation hit its peak.

The country’s health ministry on Wednesday reported 670 new COVID-19 infections, taking the country’s total number of cases to 156,046.

The latest data also showed nine new deaths, taking the country’s total number of virus-related fatalities to 3,370.

In efforts to contain the further spread of the virus, the Ugandan government has rolled out a nationwide vaccination exercise.

By Wednesday, the total number of vaccine doses administered stood at 12,220,106.

The country has also allowed booster jabs for elderly persons.