President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday received a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as the country grapples with a surge in the number of cases, according media reports, quoting State House sources.
Museveni, according to a State House statement, received the booster dose while at his home in Kiruhura district, western Uganda.
Museveni, aged 77 years, urged the public especially those above 50 years to go for a booster dose to protect themselves against adverse effects of COVID-19.
Museveni, quoting his doctors, said for the booster to work well, one can get a different type of vaccine from the initial two jabs they got.
Ministry of Health figures show the country has been registering over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases daily.