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COVID-19: One more death, 84 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 28 May 2021 at 06:07

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 351. The deceased is a woman aged 60 from Kigali.

The statement released last night shows that 26 people have caught the virus while 84 recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 26 843 people have been tested positive of whom 25 453 have recovered, 1039 are active cases while 351 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 350, 400 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation programme 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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