COVID-19: One More death, 166 new cases

By IGIHE
On 13 January 2021 at 09:44

The Ministry of Health has reported one person who has succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 125. The deceased is a 55 year old man from Kigali.

Among others, 166 new cases have been found out of 1937 sample tests while no recovery recorded.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 108, Huye: 18, Kirehe: 9, Rwamagana: 7, Nyagatare: 7, Rubavu: 6, Muhanga: 6, Nyamasheke: 3, Rusizi: 1 and Bugesera: 1.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 9950 people have been tested positive out of 771 275 sample tests of whom 6974 have recovered, 2851 are active cases while 125 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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