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COVID-19: Rwanda records 73 new cases, 78 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 13 May 2021 at 07:38

The Ministry of Health has reported that 73 people have caught COVID-19 while 78 have recovered.

The majority of new cases were found in Karongi: 48, Gicumbi: 10 and Rubavu: 5.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 25 846 people have been tested positive of whom 24 441 have recovered, 1095 are active cases while 340 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 350, 400 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation programme on 5th March 2021.

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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