Covid jab uptake hits record high

A red cross official shows people waiting to take Pfizer vaccine how to answer questions of consent at Old Taxi Park in Kampala on October 14. PHOTO / ISAAC KASAMANI

What you need to know:

  • According to the Ministry of Health data, the highest uptake of the jabs (668,982) has been recorded this month days after Uganda back-to-back received 5.5 million vaccines, showing a positive correlation between higher vaccine stock and rising jabbed population.

More Ugandans took Covid-19 vaccines in September and October than in each of the past five months since vaccination started on March 10, our analysis of official statistics shows.

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