By Spy Uganda
Kampala: Having received clearance and backing from the Ministry of Health through the National Council of Sports, FUFA has issued a circular for all its Members and football stakeholders to enrol for the vaccination in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19.
The exercise at FUFA House was for all members of the Executive, Standing Committees, Judicial Bodies, Delegates, Secretariat, Clubs at all levels of both Men and Women Leagues and other stakeholders. However, some players and officials have taken the vaccination from upcountry at various Government Health Centres.
FUFA CEO Edgar Watson who led all staff for the vaccination said the aim of the exercise is to try and stop the spread of covid19. He added this is being done in partnership with Lubaga Hospital in compliance with the Ministry of Health guidelines, National Council of sports guidelines, FIFA, CAF and all stakeholders that fall in the game of football.
The development comes at a time when the country is battling with the second wave of COVID-19 virus that has since shot total cases to 47,761 and 362 deaths.
Results of COVID-19 tests done on 30 May 2021 confirm 614 new cases. The cumulative confirmed cases are 47,761. pic.twitter.com/pdyTx2Yd8u
— Ministry of Health- Uganda (@MinofHealthUG) June 1, 2021
Yesterday alone, the Ministry of Health announced that results of COVID-19 tests done on 30 May 2021 confirmed 614 new cases that included;
613 contacts and Alerts: Kampala (450) Wakiso (50) Gulu (24) Mbale (19) Bugiri (15) Busia (12) Luwero (7) Tororo (6) Yumbe (6) Mukono (5) Kaabong (3) Mbarara (4) Agago (1) Rukungiri (1) Kisoro (1) Lamwo (1) Buliisa (1) Nakasongola (1) Kamuli (1) Pader (1) Paliisa (1) Moroto (1) Amuru (2) 1 Truck Drivers: Busia PoE (1).
Globally, World Health Organization has confirmed 171,938,586 total cases, 3,575,782 deaths and 154,427,901 recoveries. Below is what TheSpy Uganda has for you in details. (Scroll right to left to view the full table).