COVID-19: Rwanda records 53 recoveries, 7 new cases

By Elina Jonas Ruzindaza
On 5 August 2020 at 01:59

The Ministry of Health said 53 people recovered from COVID-19 and discharged from the hospital while out of 3072 sample tests taken in the last 24 hours, about seven were diagnosed with coronavirus.

The number of people who have contracted Coronavirus since the first patient was diagnosed in Rwanda on March 14, 2020, has risen to 2099 including 1222 recoveries.

The number of current patients are 872, and five deaths.

Of the seven new cases of COVID-19 caused by Coronavirus on August 4, 2020, 4 were from Rusizi; 2 from Kigali; while 1 from Nyamasheke.

Since the first Coronavirus patient appeared in Rwanda, on July 27, 2020, the largest number of people recovered in one day, with about 57 cases.

Coronavirus symptoms include coughing, flu, and difficulty breathing. It is transmitted through the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract.

To avoid the spread of Coronavirus, Rwandans are required to continue to pay attention to and comply with government regulations, especially with frequent handwashing with water and soap, and wearing masks when a person leaves home or in public.