Rwanda records two more COVID-19 deaths, 210 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 21 February 2021 at 06:21

The Ministry of Health has reported two people who have succumbed to COVID-19, 210 patients have recoveries while 59 people have been tested positive out of 4668 sample tests.

The deceased include 71-year old man from Nyamagabe and 47-year old man from Muhanga district.

The statement released last night shows that the majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 22, Kamonyi;6, Nyamagabe:5 while 14 districts recorded zero case.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 17 988 people have been tested positive out 973 922 sample tests of whom 16 597 have recovered, 1144 are active cases while 247 have succumbed to the virus.

The prevalence of new infections, recoveries and death toll stands at 1.3%, 92.2% and 1.3% respectively.

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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