Rwanda records 58 new COVID-19 cases, 71 recoveries

The Ministry of Health has reported that 58 people have caught COVID-19, 71 recovered while one is critically ill.

The statement released last night shows that no one succumbed to the virus yesterday. The majority of new cases were found in Karongi district: 34, Kigali: 8, Huye: 4 and Kirehe: 3.

The remaining nine cases were found in six districts.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th march 2020. Since then, 25 311 people have been tested positive of whom 23513 have recovered, 1 461 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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