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COVID-19: Rwanda records 363 new cases, 192 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 29 January 2021 at 08:23

The Ministry of Health has reported 363 new COVID-19 cases out of 5 024 sample tests, 192 recoveries and three people who have succumbed to the virus.

The deceased include two women from Kigali aged 78, 30 respectively and a 62-year old man from Rusizi district.

The statement released last night also shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 98, Gicumbi: 21, Kirehe: 17, Gatsibo: 52, Rulindo: 11, Gisagara: 6, Nyanza: 3, Kamonyi: 8, Ngoma: 15, Rwamagana: 8, Nyagatare: 5, Rubavu: 15, Karongi: 2, Huye: 3, Gakenke: 12, Nyamagabe: 8, Musanze: 4, Nyamasheke: 4, Rusizi: 4, Burera: 4, Ngororero: 1, Nyaruguru: 2, Ruhango: 5 and Muhanga 4.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 14 529 people have been tested positive out of 858 262 sample tests of whom 9234 have recovered, 5109 are active cases while 186 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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