COVID-19: 21st death

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 10 September 2020 at 04:04

The Ministry of Health has announced death of a71-year-old woman as the 21st victim to succumb to COVID-19 in Rwanda as 21 new cases were diagnosed from 3805 sample tests taken in the past 24 hours.

Among the new cases identified were 17 from Kigali testing in high risk groups, 3 in Kirehe and Rusizi one new case.

The figures released on Wednesday put the number of confirmed cases in Rwanda at 4,460, of which 2,325 including 18 new recoveries recorded on the same day, which means the active cases are now 2114 cases.

As of September 9, 451,408 sample tests had been taken.

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 complying 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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