COVID-19: Rwanda records 56th death, 100 new cases

By IGIHE
On 13 December 2020 at 05:56

The Ministry of Health has reported two more COVID-19 patients who have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 56.

The deceased include a girl aged 14 and 61-year old man from Kigali.

The statement released last night also shows that 100 new cases have been found out of 3813 sample tests while 66 have recovered.

New cases were found in Kigali: 52, Rubavu: 21, Huye: 9, Ruhango: 7, Rusizi: 4, Muhanga: 4, Gakenke: 2 and Rwamagana: 1.’

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 case on 14th March 2020.

Since then, 6528 people cases have been tested positive out of 665,450 sample tests of whom 5892 have recovered, 580 are active cases while 56 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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