Government is still concerned with the low rates at which teachers and non-teaching staff are responding to COVID-19 vaccination.
Uganda will get 4 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines this month and the coming one, the health ministry spokesman Emmanuel Ainebyoona said in a Thursday statement.
The doses will be acquired from Johnson and Johnson, Sinopharm, Moderna and Pfizer.
President Yoweri Museveni has commended the President of Rotary International Shekhar Mehta for his offer to open up an eye hospital in Uganda and to provide free heart surgery to 100 Ugandan children in India.
The Ministry of Health has named the best and worst districts in the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination exercise.
The ministry of education and sports says 237,930 teachers have been vaccinated against Covid-19 so far, translating to 43.3% of the target number.
Over 15 million learners in Uganda were sent home to prevent the spread of Covid-9 due to congestion in classrooms.
A weekly COVID-19 case projections report by National Planning Authority (NPA) has revealed that daily new infections are stabilizing despite a slight increase in the number of reported new cases in the past 2 weeks.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health Dr. Diana Atwine on Monday met the team from Integrated Intelligent Computer System(IICS for a briefing on the progress of the implementation of the automative intergrated Health Monitoring System (iHMIS).
The ministry of health has set up 110 sites that will be used for immunizing people against Covid-19.
The sites, which are located in the five divisions of Kampala, will be used this week, from September 6-10.
The Ministry of Health said the number of Covid-19 cases in Uganda is continuously dropping, dismissing reports that the country had entered the third wave.