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COVID-19: Rwanda records one more death, 171 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 12 April 2021 at 05:18

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 315. The deceased is a 60-year old man from Kigali city.

The statement released last night shows that 83 people have caught the virus, 171 recovered while 5 are critically ill.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 23426 people have been tested positive of whom 21243 have recovered, 1868 are active cases while 315 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 348,926 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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