COVID-19: Rwanda records 11th death

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 21 August 2020 at 05:57

The Ministry of Health has announced the death of one more person, bringing the total number of victims of this pandemic in Rwanda to 11 since the first patient was diagnosed in the country in March 2020.

A statement from the Ministry on August 20, 2020 did not reveal details on the identity of the deceased patient.

“Condolences to the family of 42-year old Rwandan who died,” reads the statement.
On the same day, the country recorded 73 new cases including 48 in Kigali and 14 in Rusizi specifically in high-risk groups and the recently closed markets. Rubavu closed the list with 11 new cases.

This brought the total confirmed cases to 2717 and 1,001 active cases. Recoveries have increased to 1,705 including 7 patients that were discharged in the last 24 hours.


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