KAMPALA — President Yoweri Museveni is addressing the nation on escalating Coronavirus second wave.
The President is expected to announce additional measures as the country works to stop the recent surge in coronavirus infections and deaths.
Uganda in the past 48 hours registered 34 deaths, the second highest ever recorded in a day, bringing the total number to 542.
The country also recorded 1584 new cases out of the 10816 tests conducted.
Ministry of Health data indicated that by June 15 the country had recorded a total of 67, 215 Covid-19 cases and 48,823 recoveries.
Some 950 patients are admitted in hospitals across the country. The positivity rate stands at 14.6per cent.
Museveni recently re-imposed a strict lockdown that included the closure of schools and the suspension of inter-district travel to help beat back a surge in COVID-19 cases.