As the Ministry of Health kicks off another phase of COVID-19 vaccination in the country today Monday 9th August, a full list of places where people can be vaccinated in Kampala has been released. It should be noted that in June, Uganda received a batch of 175,200 AstraZeneca vaccine doses, which were instantly given to those who got their first jabs.
The Ministry of Health last week received about 586,080 additional COVID-19 vaccines from Norway and China to support the vaccination exercise.
The COVID-19 Vaccination exercise has resumed today after a week-long process of dispatching the vaccines to all the designated centres across the country. The exercise will begin in Kampala and according to the Health Ministry, priority will be those that have reached 12 weeks after receiving the first jab as well as the health workers.
Uganda has so far vaccinated 1,152,874 people against COVID-19, according to statistics released by the Ministry.
President Yoweri Museveni recently revealed that the focus to control the spread of COVID-19 is now going to be put on mass vaccination of the population until at least 22 million people are vaccinated.
Below are the vaccination centres in Kampala;