Omricon variant is fast spreading among the citizens. Almost everyone knows someone who has flue and cough right now. Twitter has been going wild due to the current flu rate among especially those in Kampala.
According to Nabbanja, several reports given to her by the Ministry of Health officials indicate an increase in the spread of the virus.
On 20th December, the country recorded 502 cases of Covid-19, the highest in the last three months. Currently, figures for the past two days are being compiled.
“Doctors and the ministry of health have told me that Mulago beds are becoming full. Covid-19 is real people. We need to vaccinate, wear masks, and social distance. We shouldn’t lose lives again,” Nabbanja said.
Of the reported 502 cases, Wakiso and Kampala registered the highest numbers according to results from the ministry of Health. Kampala had 238 cases, Wakiso reported 199 cases while Mbarara had 3 cases.
Results of COVID-19 tests done on 20 December 2021 confirm 502 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 130,178. #STAYSAFEUG pic.twitter.com/pdSHFqWsXb
— Ministry of Health- Uganda (@MinofHealthUG) December 22, 2021
Does this mean opening up the country is now in jeopardy? Will the President stick to his word of opening up in January even with the rise of cases?
Dr.Aceng had promised that there will not be another lockdown regardless of the new variant. January is only a few days away.
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