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COVID-19: Rwanda records 136 new cases

By IGIHE
On 27 February 2021 at 07:25

The Ministry of Health has reported 136 new COVID-19 cases out of 4163 sample tests and 23 recoveries while no one has succumbed to the virus.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 18 689 people have been tested positive out of 1 000 505 sample tests of whom 17 302 have recovered, 1129 are active cases while 258 have succumbed to the virus.

As of today, the prevalence of new infections, recoveries and death toll stands at 3.3%%, 92.5% and 1.4% respectively.

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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