COVID-19: Rwanda records 19th death

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 7 September 2020 at 11:12

The Ministry of Health on Sunday announced another person has been killed by COVID-19 in Rwanda, bringing the death toll to 19, while 25 new cases have been reported.

On September 6, 2020, Rwanda recorded 25 new cases taken from 3481 sample tests, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4,374 while 36 have recovered bringing the number of recoveries to 2,335.

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19, the country has recorded 19 deaths; the ministry said the recent deceased was a mother of 76-year-old from Kigali City.

Of the new cases, Kigali recorded 16 cases from testing in high risk groups, while Rusizi has 4 new cases, and Rubavu confirmed 3, leaving Rwamagana and Kirehe with each 1 new case.

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 required to continue complying with government regulations, especially with frequent washing of hands and water and soap, wearing masks when leaving home or in public.


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