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COVID-19: One more death

By IGIHE
On 19 May 2021 at 05:57

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 346. The deceased is a woman aged 20 from Kigali city.

The statement released last night shows that 129 people have caught the virus, while 44 recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then 26 344 people have been tested positive of whom 24 808 have recovered, 1190 are active cases while 346 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 350, 400 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program on 5th March 2021.

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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