COVID-19: Thousands Of Cases Continuously Registered In Uganda Despite 2nd Lockdown, Global Cases Top 173M

COVID-19: Thousands Of Cases Continuously Registered In Uganda Despite 2nd Lockdown, Global Cases Top 173M

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By Spy Uganda 

Kampala: Despite the recently announced second lockdown in Uganda as a measure to curb the surging COVID-19 cases, the Ministry of Health has continuously registered thousands of infections in a single day.

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According to the latest update received by TheSpy Uganda, results of COVID-19 tests done on 05 June 2021 confirmed 1,026 new cases bringing the cumulative confirmed cases to 53,961.

The Ministry registered cases from; Kampala (700) Soroti (100) Wakiso (69) Gulu (34) Mbarara (28) Tororo (18) Luwero (15) Buikwe (9) Mbale (9) Busia (7) Yumbe (7) Manafwa (5) Kiruhura (3) Pader (3) Namisindwa (2) Oyam (2) Katakwi (1) Amuru (6) Jinja (1) Kyotera (1) and 4 Truck Drivers.

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In the same vein, the global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness rose to 173.34 million on Monday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while deaths increased to 3,730,065.

The U.S. remained in the lead globally in cases with 33.36 million and deaths with 597,631, JHU data show, but the seven-day average for cases has fallen 45% from two weeks ago to 13,927 and deaths has dropped 44% to 437.

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The declines come as total vaccinations administered topped 300 million, according to data from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with 138.97 million people, or 41.9% of the total population, now fully vaccinated.

On a global basis, India was second in cases at 28.91 million on Monday, followed by Brazil at 16.95 million, according to JHU data, while Brazil was second in deaths at 473,404 and India was third at 349,186.

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