COVID-19: Rwanda records 253 recoveries, three new cases

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 14 October 2020 at 11:33

The Ministry of Health has announced 253 people had recovered from the Coronavirus while out of 1884 sample tests taken on Tuesday, three people were infected.

Among the new patients Kigali City registered one while Nyagatare and Rubavu Districts registered one each.

A statement from the ministry said that the number of confirmed cases in Rwanda has reached to 4908 with the latest tests taken Rwanda has executed 523,021sample tests so far; while with the new recoveries the total number of recoveries has now reached 4130. The number of active case is 746 while about 32 people have succumbed to the pandemic.

Rwanda Biomedical Center warned, this week, that despite the declining numbers and some treatment centers closing up, the virus is likely to rebound, thus a need to have citizen vigilance and adherence to government measures against the spread of the New Coronavirus.

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