COVID-19: 30th death

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 10 October 2020 at 06:57

In a daily update, the Ministry of Health has announced that a 41-year old woman, resident of Kigali has been killed by COVID-19 in Rwanda, bringing the death toll to 30.

This comes days after the number of new infections was declining, creating a glimmer of hope that the pandemic could be subsiding across the country.

The Ministry of Health on Friday reported 5 new cases out of 963 new tests conducted, taking the total number of cases to 4,890, while the number of recoveries on the same day is 13.

In Rwanda, 514,081 sample testes have so far been taken, with 4890 confirmed cases. Of these, 3555 have recovered while 1305 are still active cases.

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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