COVID-19: Rwanda records three more deaths, 136 new infections

By IGIHE
On 2 March 2021 at 06:39

The Ministry of Health has reported that three people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic, 136 people caught the virus while 9 have recovered.

The deceased include three men aged 61, 79 and 83 respectively from Kigali city.

The statement released last night shows that some of new cases were found in Kigali:30, Kirehe: 17, Nyamasheke: 16 and Nyamagabe: 11 among others.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 18 986 people have been tested positive out of 1 012 451 sample tests of whom 17 322 have recovered, 1400 are active cases while 264 have succumbed to the pandemic.

The prevalence of new infections, recoveries and death toll stands at 4%, 91.2% and 1.4% respectively.

Among others, six people are critically ill.

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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