COVID-19: Rwanda records one more death

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The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 365. The deceased is a woman aged 54 from Kigali.

The statement released last night shows that 114 people caught the virus while 64 recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 27 548 have been tested positive of whom 26 341 recovered, 842 are active cases, 6 are critically ill while 365 have succumbed to the virus.

The majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 62 and Rubavu: 20.

A total of 386,468 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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