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COVID-19: One more death, 150 new cases

By IGIHE
On 23 April 2021 at 07:25

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19, 150 have caught the virus while 70 have recovered.

The deceased is a man aged 73 from Kigali.

Southern Province has been identified as the major hotspot for new infections where 112 of new cases were found.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 24262 have been tested positive of whom 22 649 have recovered, 1285 are active cases, 6 are critically ill while 328 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 349, 702 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide vaccination program on 5th March 2020.

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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