COVID-19: Death toll rises to 105

By IGIHE
On 5 January 2021 at 05:30

The Ministry of Health has reported four more people who have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 105. The deceased include three men aged 82, 73, 43 and a woman aged 68.

Among others, 172 new cases have been found out of 2251 sample tests while 64 have recovered.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 146, Rubavu: 7, Kayonza: 6, Rusizi: 3, Nyamasheke: 2, Nyamagabe: 1, Huye: 1, Muhanga: 1, Ruhango: 1, Gisagara: 1, Bugesera: 1, Musanze: 1 and Kirehe: 1.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 8848 people have been tested positive out of 741,036 sample tests of whom 6816 have recovered, 1927 are active cases while 105 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 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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