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COVID-19: Nine more deaths, 423 new cases

By IGIHE
On 17 September 2021 at 05:20

The Ministry of Health has reported that nine people succumbed to COVID-19 yesterday bringing the death toll to 1193. The deceased include eight men and one woman.

The statement released last night also shows that 423 people have caught the virus out 14495 sample tests, 2 recovered while 23 are critically ill.

A total of 1,235,816 people have been fully vaccinated while 1,832,972 received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine 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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