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COVID-19: Death toll hits 1000

By IGIHE
On 21 August 2021 at 06:25

The Ministry of health has reported that nine people succumbed to COVID-19 yesterday bringing the death toll to 1005. The deceased include three women and six men.

The statement released last night shows that 380 people have caught the virus out of 12772 sample tests.

A total of 419,715 people have been fully vaccinated while 980,082 received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program on 5th March 2021.

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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