COVID-19: Death toll rises to 98

By IGIHE
On 3 January 2021 at 06:15

The Ministry of Health has reported four patients who have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 98.

The deceased include two men from Kigali respectively aged 42 and 78 , 73-year old man from Gicumbi district and another man aged 55 from Kirehe district.

Among others, 107 new cases have been found out of 2345 sample tests while 87 have recovered.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali:85, Gicumbi :14, Huye:3, Rubavu: 2, Ruhango: 1, Nyanza: 1 and Kirehe:1.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient in March 2020. Since then, 8567 people have been tested positive out of 735,467 sample tests of whom 6685 have recovered, 1784 are active cases while 98 have succumbed to the virus.

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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