COVID-19: One more death, 51 new cases

By IGIHE
On 29 December 2020 at 05:35

The Ministry of Health has reported one person who has succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 75. The deceased is a 77-year old man from Kigali.

Among others, 51 new cases have been found out of 2549 sample tests while 50 have recovered.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 10, Huye: 15, Rusizi: 10, Rutsiro: 6, Rubavu: 5, Nyamasheke: 3, Nyamagabe: 1 and Ngororero: 1.’

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. So far, 8021 people have been tested positive out of 719 482 sample tests of whom 6339 have recovered, 1607 are active cases while 75 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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