COVID-19: Rwanda records 181 recoveries, 281 new cases

By IGIHE
On 28 January 2021 at 06:43

The Ministry of Health has reported that 281 new COVID-19 cases have been found out of 4156 sample tests while 181 patients have recovered.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 177, Kayonza: 15, Gicumbi: 12, Nyamagabe: 11, Huye: 10, Kirehe: 9, Nyanza: 8, Gatsibo: 7, Gakenke: 5, Musanze: 5, Ruhango: 4, Muhanga: 3, Nyagatare: 3, Kamonyi: 3, Rwamagana: 2, Karongi: 2, Rulindo: 2, Gisagara: 2 and Ngoma.

Among others, the ministry has reported two more deaths bringing the death toll to 183. The deceased include a woman and man aged 66 from Kigali city and Huye district respectively.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 14 166 people have been tested positive out of 853,238 sample tests of whom 9042.

Have recovered, 4941 are active cases while 183 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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