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The Ministry of Health has reported that 66 people have caught COVID-19 out of 3481 sample tests while 34 have recovered.
The statement released last night shows that the majority of new cases were found in Gicumbi: 27, Karongi:18, Nyamagabe: 6, Kigali: 5, Ngoma: 3, Rubavu :2, Rusizi :2, Nyaruguru:1, Kamonyi : 1 and Ngororero:1.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 25 652 people have been tested positive of whom 24 153 have recovered, 1161 are active cases while 338 have succumbed to the virus.
A total of 350, 400 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.