COVID-19: Rwanda records four more deaths, 110 new cases

By IGIHE
On 26 February 2021 at 06:16

The Ministry of Health has reported that four people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 258 while 110 have caught the virus out of 4425 sample tests.

The deceased include two women aged 50 and 58 as well as two men aged 58 and 66 respectively from Kigali city.

The statement released last night also shows that 15 patients have recovered while nine are critically ill.

As of today, the prevalence of new infections, recoveries and death toll stands at 2.5%, 93.1% and 1.4% respectively.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 18 553 people have been tested positive, 17 279 have recovered, 1016 are active cases while 258 have succumbed to the virus.

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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