On the same function, Dr. Stephen Mulindwa, the Mukono District Health Officer also appealed to residents who missed out on vaccination process to positively respond. According to him, the 58 person confirmed in the district to have died due covid-19, none of them was vaccinated. So far Mukono district has registered 14 cases of covid-19 in a period of two weeks.
The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Samuel Stephen
Kaziimba Mugalu appealed to Christian across the country to revive the custom of
observing covid-19 standard operating procedures-SOPs so as to avoid being returned to another lockdown or its related restrictions.
The Archbishop made the appeal during the Sunday service
held at Bishop senior secondary school playground located at Mukono Central
Division. The service marked his first day of the official visit expected to
last one week in Mukono Diocese.
According to Dr. Kaziimba, the Ministry of Health
warned against another covid-19 outbreak in the different districts at the time the
country is facing a terrible financial crisis. At the beginning of this month,
the Minister of Health, Jane Ruth Acheng warned the country about an increase
in the number of daily COVID-19 cases compared to the stable trends it observed
The Archbishop has appealed to Christians to envisage the circumstances
and suffering another lockdown would cause to them at the time when prices of
every commodity currently has escalated without immediate possible remedy.
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After the declaration of Covid-19 in the country, the
government instituted various standard operating procedures including limited to washing
of hands, wearing face masks, avoidance of public places, use of sanitizers
before restricting movements and enforcing curfew.
On the same function, Dr. Stephen Mulindwa, the
Mukono District Health Officer also appealed to residents who missed out on the vaccination exercise to positively respond. According to him, none of the 58 person
confirmed in the district to have died due covid-19 was
vaccinated. So far Mukono district has registered 14 cases of covid-19 in a period of two weeks.
He says that district is planning to carry out a
massive vaccination campaign immediately after receiving new doses with an aim
of reaching vulnerable people at the grassroots.
Since the vaccination process started in Mukono
district, so far 360, 962 people have received the first dose while the second
dose has been administered to 270, 816.
According to the DHO the district still has a huge number of
people who are not vaccinated. Mukono district has a population of over 700,