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A nurse prepares a dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the Mulago Referral Hospital in Kampala on the first day of a vaccination campaign on March 10, 2021, nurses, doctors, teachers and officers from all police units. (Photo by Badru KATUMBA / AFP) (Photo by BADRU KATUMBA / AFP via Getty Images)

Uganda resumes its COVID-19 vaccination.

Exercise for the 175,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine begins today and ends on Friday, July 2, in all districts.

The country’s health ministry announced that the campaign will begin with health workers and people to be given a second dose.

“Due to the current lockdown, the district health officers will ensure that all authorized persons are reached and vaccinated.” The ministry announced.

According to the ministry, more vaccines should be available by the end of July.

Uganda received on June 16 175,200 COVID-19 cans from the COVAX Facility, a donation from the French Embassy in Uganda.

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