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COVID-19: 72 new cases including inmates and refugees , 28 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 27 November 2020 at 06:06

The Ministry of Health has reported 72 new COVID-19 cases including inmates from Rwamagana prison and refugees from Kigeme camp and 28 recoveries.

The new cases were found out of 2991 sample tests . The Ministry’s statement released last night shows that new cases were found in different parts of the country.

They were found in Kigali: 6, Rwamagana: 30 from sample tests taken in Rwamagana prison, Nyamagabe: 19 from Kigeme refugee camp, Musanze: 9, Nyanza: 2, Gicumbi: 2, Bugesera: 2 and Rubavu: 2.

The first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Rwanda on 14th March 2020.

Since then, 5851 cases have been found out if 617258 sample tests. 5345 of them have recovered while 459 are active cases . So far, 47 patients have succumbed to the pandemic.

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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