COVID-19: Rwanda records the 32nd death

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 13 October 2020 at 05:53

In a daily update, the Ministry of Health has announced another person has succumbed to the New Coronavirus in Rwanda, taking the number of deaths to 32. The victim is a 51-year old man.

On October 12, nine new infections of the pandemic were found out of 2,149 sample tests, of which eight are truck drivers in Nyagatare District, Eastern Province and Kayonza District also confirmed one positive new case.

on the same day, 271 patients have recovered the virus bringing the number of recoveries to 3877 while the number of active cases is now 996.

Rwanda Biomedical Center warned, this week, that despite the declining numbers and some treatment centers closing up, the virus is likely to rebound, thus a need to have citizen vigilance and adherence to government measures against the spread of the New Coronavirus.

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 required to continue to comply with government regulations, especially with frequent washing of hands and water and soap, wearing masks when leaving home or in public.