COVID-19: 113 recoveries, 146 new cases

By IGIHE
On 5 March 2021 at 05:31

The Ministry of Health has reported that 146 people out of 4224 sample tests have caught COVID-19, 113 have recovered while a 71-year old man from Kigali has succumbed to the virus.

New cases were found in Kigali: 16, Gisagara: 15, Ngororero: 15, Nyaruguru: 13, Bugesera: 10, Nyamagabe: 10 and Karongi: 9 among others.

The statement released last night shows that 11 people are critically ill.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 19334 people have been tested positive of whom 17682 have recovered, 1396 are active cases while 266 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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