COVID-19: Rwanda records 3 more deaths, 72 new cases

By IGIHE
On 25 December 2020 at 09:29

The Ministry of Health has reported three people who have succumbed to COVID-19 and 72 new cases out of 6436 sample tests.

The statement released last night shows that the deceased include two women aged 55 (from Huye) and 69 (from Kigali) and a 46-year old man (from Kigali).

New patients were found in Kigali: 35, Rubavu: 25, Nyamasheke: 5, Huye: 2, Muhanga: 2, Rusizi: 2 and Nyamagabe: 1.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. So far, 7670 people have been tested positive out of 707 401 sample tests of whom 6203 have recovered, 1398 are active cases while 69 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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