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COVID-19: Four more deaths, 22 critically ill

By IGIHE
On 7 February 2021 at 07:03

The Ministry of Health has reported that four people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 217 while 22 are critically ill. The deceased are four men aged 79, 61, 56 and 51 respectively from Kigali.

Among others, 151 new cases have been found while 430 have recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 16337 people have been tested positive out of 913,108 sample tests of whom 12047 have recovered, 4073 are active cases while 217 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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