COVID-19: Rwanda records one more death, 137 new cases

By IGIHE
On 28 April 2021 at 05:13

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 331. The deceased is a man aged 69 from Huye district.

The statement released last night shows that 137 people have caught the virus, 84 recovered while 4 are critically ill.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 24 814 have been tested positive of whom 23 089 have recovered, 1394 are active cases while 331 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 349,702 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide vaccination program 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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