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COVID-19: Rwanda records 166 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 7 May 2021 at 06:43

The Ministry of Health has reported that 166 people have caught COVID-19 while 65 recovered.

The statement released last night shows that the majority of new cases were found in Nyamagabe: 25, Kigali: 8, Karongi: 6 and Nyaruguru 6.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 25 486 people have been tested positive of whom 23 876 have recovered, 1272 are active cases while 338 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 350, 465 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program 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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