COVID-19: Rwanda records 245 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 19 February 2021 at 07:59

The Ministry of Health has reported 245 COVID-19 recoveries, 119 new cases out of 4391 sample tests while no one has succumbed to the virus.

The statement released last night shows that the majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 27, Nyamagabe: 12, Ruhango: 11, Kayonza: 9, Gisagara: 8 and Rubavu: 8.

Burera, Gicumbi, Kirehe, Ngoma, Nyagatare and Nyamasheke recorded zero new case.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 17 835 people have been tested positive of whom 16 163 have recovered, 1429 are active cases while 243 have succumbed to the virus.

As of today, the prevalence of new infections, recoveries and death tool stands at 2.7%, 90.6% and 1.3% respectively.

The Ministry of Health has also reported that 12 patients are critically ill.

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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