COVID-19: 3 deaths, 16 critically ill

By IGIHE
On 10 February 2021 at 06:10

The Ministry of Health has reported that three people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 226. The deceased include a 73-year old woman from Kamonyi district, a woman aged 29 from Kigali city and another aged 27 from Huye district.

The statement released last night also shows that 190 cases have been found out of 16811 sample tests, 359 have recovered while 16 patients are critically ill.

The statement released last night also shows that 190 cases have been found, 359 have recovered while 16 patients are critically ill. The majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 54, Karongi: 34, Kayonza: 17, Nyamagabe: 16 and Nyagatare: 14.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 16 811 people have been tested positive out of 926 187 sample tests of whom 10272 have recovered, 3597 are active cases while 226 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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