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COVID-19: One more death, 105 new cases

By IGIHE
On 21 May 2021 at 06:01

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19. The deceased is a man aged 83 from Huye district.

The statement released last night shows that 105 people have caught the virus while 76 recovered.

The majority of new cases were found in Rubavu: 28, Karongi; 23, Ngororero; 15, Nyamagabe: 12, and Kigali:11.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 26 529 people have been tested positive of whom 24 884 have recovered, 1296 are active cases while 349 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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