Rwanda records two more COVID-19 deaths

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 337.

The deceased are two men aged 40 and 68 from Kigali city.

The statement released last night shows that 28 people have caught the virus, 97 recovered while 1 patient is critically ill.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 25 253 people have been tested positive our of 1,320,731 sample tests of whom 23 442 have recovered, 1474 are active cases while 337 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 350, 141 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program on 5th March 2021.

Coronavirus symptoms include coughing, flu, and difficulty in breathing. The virus is said to be transmitted through the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract.

Rwandans are urged to adhere to COVID-19 health guidelines, washing hands frequently using soaps and safe water, wearing face masks and respecting social distancing.


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