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The Government of Rwanda yesterday vaccinated 10,224 people bringing the total number to 208,677 in four days since the vaccine program was rolled out countrywide on Friday last week.
Figures from the Ministry of Health also show that 108 people have caught the virus, 71 have recovered while 24 are critically ill.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2021. Since then, 19659 people have been tested positive out of 1,040,087 sample tests of whom 17911 have recovered, 1480 are active cases while 268 have succumbed to the virus.
On the 4th day of countrywide vaccination, Rwanda vaccinated 10,224 people including health workers, people with chronic diseases, differently abled people, RwandAir team, traders and taxi drivers among others.
Some of vaccinated health workers are from King Faisal Hospital where The Secretary General of la Francophonie (OIF), Louise Mushikiwabo and European Union Parliamentarian, Chrysoula Zacharopoulou witnessed the inoculation exercise.
They were accompanied by the Minister of Health, Dr. Daniel Ngamije.
Mushikiwabo toured OIF country members to support equal distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.