Kabale District Receives a total of 64,922 doses of Covid-19 vaccine.

Kabale District Receives a total of 64,922 doses of Covid-19 vaccine.

Jimmy Emmanuel- Internee.

Kabale has received a total of 64,922 doses of Covid-19 vaccines from the ministry of health to cater for people, who received their first doses and are due for their second jab.

According to the Acting Kabale District Health Officer, Alfred Besigensi, the vaccines, received on Sunday evening include, 27,930 doses of Moderna, 29,850 doses of Pfizer, 1,002 doses of sinovac and 6,140 doses of AstraZeneca.

Besigensi says that the distribution of vaccines to all vaccination centers was done today, ahead of a seven-day vaccination campaign, which is slated to begin tomorrow. He adds that during the campaign, they will also be targeting, all eligible persons, who have never received a single doze of the Covid-19 vaccines.

However, Besigensi, says that priority will be given to those, who received their first dose, during the last round of vaccination over two months ago, especially those who received Morderna, explaining that such people are still eligible to receive their second dose.
According to Besigensi, by the last round of vaccination, a total of 100,000 people in the district, had received their first dose, out of which only 9percent, had received their second dose.
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