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COVID-19: Four more deaths, 154 new cases

By IGIHE
On 12 January 2021 at 06:20

The Ministry of Health has reported that four people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 124.

The deceased include two women aged 45 , 73 respectively; a 70-year old man from Kigali and another 86 year old man from Rulindo district.

Among others, 154 new cases have been found out of 1890 sample tests while no recovery recorded.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 88, Gisagara: 11, Gicumbi: 11, Huye: 10, Rwamagana: 9, Karongi: 6, Nyagatare: 4, Musanze: 3, Rubavu: 3, Rusizi: 2, Kamonyi: 2, Bugesera: 2, Muhanga: 1, Rulindo: 1 and Nyabihu: 1.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 9784 people have been tested positive out of 769 338 sample tests of whom 6974 have recovered, 2686 are active cases while 124 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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