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COVID-19: One more death, 99 new cases

By IGIHE
On 15 May 2021 at 05:04

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 343.

The deceased is a woman aged 76 from Huye district.

The statement released last night shows that 99 people have caught the virus while 106 recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 26 033 people have caught the virus of whom 24 592 have recovered, 1098 are active cases, one is critically ill while 343 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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