COVID-19: 203 recoveries, 13 new cases

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 16 October 2020 at 10:48

The Ministry of Health said on Thursday that 203 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Rwanda, while 13 new cases were found out of 2080 sample tests.

Of the thirteen new cases, one is from Kigali City, six from Kirehe, five from Karongi from the clusters of new cases in refugee camps and one from Nyagatare.

Since the first COVID-19 patient was infected with the Coronavirus virus in Rwanda, 4953 people have been infected; the number of recoveries is 4601 while the number of active cases is 319 and 33 people 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 required to continue to comply with government regulations, especially with frequent washing of hands and water and soap, wearing masks when leaving home or in public.


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