Covid-19: Five more deaths, 107 new cases

By IGIHE
On 6 January 2021 at 07:23

The Ministry of Health has reported five people who have succumbed to Covid-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 110.

The deceased include four men from Kigali respectively aged 65,64,57, 45 from Kigali city and another man aged 69 from Nyamasheke district.

The statement released last night also shows that 107 new cases have been found.

New cases were found in Kigali: 44, Bugesera: 20, Musanze: 17, Huye: 7, Rusizi: 5, Nyamasheke: 3, Rubavu: 2, Nyamagabe: 2, Muhanga: 2, Ruhango: 2, Kamonyi: 2 and Nyanza: 1.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case in March 2020.

Since then, 8955 people have been tested positive out of 745,252 sample tests of whom 6878 have recovered, 1967 are active cases while 110 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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