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COVID-19: Rwanda confirms two more deaths, 284 new cases

By IGIHE
On 13 June 2021 at 07:50

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 370. The deceased include a man aged 73 from Huye and 67-year old woman from Kamonyi district.

The statement released last night shows that 284 people have caught the virus.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 28 146 people have been tested positive of whom 26 341 recovered, 1435 are active cases while 370 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 389,389 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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