COVID-19: Rwanda records one more death, 167 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 20 April 2021 at 05:30

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 326. The deceased is a man aged 37 from Kigali city.

The statement released last night shows that 46 people have caught the virus, 167 recovered while 6 are critically ill.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 23934 have been tested positive of whom 22408 recovered, 1200 are active cases while 326 have succumbed to the virus.

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