COVID-19 Rapid Needs Assessment – Uganda

Uganda has experienced a rapidly changing COVID-19 situation since the virus reached the country in
March. The virus initially developed in urban areas and more recently has spread into several rural
communities. As of August 26th, the cumulative number of confirmed cases and death from COVID-19
was 2,426 and 22, respectively. Unfortunately, the government does not disaggregate its data by age
and gender so a contextual examination of the effect of COVID-19 on the population groups is not