COVID-19: Rwanda records 73 new cases, zero recovery

By IGIHE
On 19 December 2020 at 08:38

The Ministry of Health has reported 73 new COVID-19 cases taken out of 3468 sample tests and zero recovery.

The statement released last night shows that new patients were found in Kigali: 40 Rubavu: 17, Huye: 7, Musanze: 6, Rwamagana: 2 and Burera: 1.’

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. So far, 7105 have been tested positive out of 682,600 sample tests of whom 6,089 have recovered, 959 are active cases while 57 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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