At least 2,283 frontline workers in Kasese district have received the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Recently, Kasese district received 11,580 doses of the vaccine from the Ministry of Health to vaccinate health workers, teachers and the elderly among other categories of people.
The District Health Officer, Dr. Yusuf Baseke, in an interview with our reporter at his office today afternoon said that out of the received doses, they have only remained with 90,300 asking the people especially the elderly and those with serious illnesses including pressure, diabetes, HIV/ AIDS and Cancer to utilize the opportunity before the vaccine gets out of stock. According him, they are going to set up vaccination centres in each of the sub-counties across the district. ENDS.