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Covid 19 Death Toll Passes 1000 Mark

The number of Covid-19 deaths in Uganda has crossed the 1000 mark after the country confirmed 34 new deaths bringing the total number of fatalities to 1,023.

Data from the Ministry of Health, further shows the country confirmed 543 new Covid-19 cases with the cumulative confirmed cases now standing at 79,977 as at 28th June 2021.

This comes at a time as Uganda struggles to contain the second wave of the deadly Coronavirus which has seen a spike in reported cases of Covid-19 in the past few weeks.

The current escalation in number of Ugandans succumbing to the virus has largely been attributed to a relaxing of COVID prevention guidelines.