COVID-19: Over 16,000 new cases recorded in four months

By IGIHE
On 1 May 2021 at 07:21

The Ministry of Health has reported that 25 116 people have caught COVID-19 since the pandemic emerged in Rwanda. Of these cases, 16 656 were found in the past four months.

The statement released last night shows that two people have succumbed to COVID-19, 121 caught the virus, 28 recovered while 3 are critically ill.

The deceased are two men aged 60 and 83 respectively from Huye and Kigali.

Since the pandemic emerged in Rwanda on 14th March 2020, a total of 23 234 patients have recovered, 1547 are active cases while 335 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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