COVID-19: Rwanda records one more death, 104 new cases

By IGIHE
On 26 March 2021 at 06:20

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 298. The deceased is 77-year old man from Kigali.

The statement released last night shows that 104 people have caught the virus, 99 recovered, 5 are critically ill while 297 were vaccinated yesterday bringing the total number to 348, 296 since Rwanda began countrywide vaccination program.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 21210 have been tested positive of whom 19540 have recovered, 1372 are active cases while 298 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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