COVID-19: Rwanda records 131 new cases, 63 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 14 December 2020 at 07:45

The Ministry of Health has reported 131 new COVID-19 cases taken out of 2444 sample tests and 63 recoveries.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 84, Musanze: 20, Rubavu: 11, Nyabihu: 4, Gakenke:3, Kayonza: 3, Kirehe: 3, Rwamagana:1, Gatsibo:1, and Nyagatare:1.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 6659 people were tested positive out of 667 894 sample tests of whom 5955 have recovered, 648 are active cases while 56 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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