Uganda on Monday reported 54 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the east African country to 41,016.

The 54 new infections were confirmed out of the 3,904 samples tested on Friday and Saturday for the novel coronavirus, the health ministry said in a statement.

A total of 40,452 patients have recovered and 335 deaths registered since the index case was reported in the country on March 22, last year, the statement said.

At least 103,036 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 since the vaccination campaign was launched last month, it said.

xinhua