The statement released last night shows that the deceased is a 84-year old woman from Kigali city.
Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 pandemic on 14th March 2020. Since then, 19 111 people have been tested positive out of 1 017 029 sample tests of whom 17 472 have recovered, 1374 are active cases while 265 have succumbed to the pandemic.
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.