COVID-19: Rwanda records 73 new cases

By IGIHE
On 26 December 2020 at 06:27

The Ministry of Health has reported 73 new COVID-19 cases out of 4856 sample tests.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali:47, Rubavu:13, Nyaruguru:8, Gicumb:3, Ruhango:1 and Huye:1.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 case in March 2020. So far, 7743 people have been tested positive out of 712,257 sample tests of whom 6203 have recovered, 1471 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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