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COVID-19: Rwanda records three more deaths

By IGIHE
On 14 January 2021 at 07:22

The Ministry of Health has reported that three persons have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 128. The deceased include two men aged 50, 61 from Kigali and another man aged 90 from Huye district.

Among others, 172 cases have been found out of 2173 sample tests while no recovery recorded.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 88, Huye: 33, Rwamagana: 15, Gicumbi: 12, Musanze: 6, Rubavu: 4, Nyagatare: 3, Muhanga: 3, Nyamasheke: 3, Burera: 2, Rusizi: 1, Karongi: 1 and Gakenke: 1.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 10 122 people have been tested positive out of 773 448 sample tests of whom 6974 have recovered, 3020 are active cases while 128 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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