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COVID-19: Rwanda records three more deaths, 218 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 4 February 2021 at 06:53

The Ministry of Health has reported that three people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 208. The deceased include a woman aged 105 and two men aged 85, 52 respectively from Kigali city.

Among others, 146 new cases have been found while 218 have recovered.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali:19, Nyamagabe:16, Kamonyi:15, Nyagatare:12, Rulindo:11, Karongi:11, Gisagara:10, Ruhango:7, Rubavu:7, Musanze:6, Kayonza:6, Rusizi:5, Huye:3, Kirehe:3, Ngoma:3, Gakenke:2, Ngororero:2, Nyaruguru:2, Burera:2, Nyabihu:1, Rwamagana:1, Muhanga:1 and Gatsibo:1.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 15 834 people have been tested positive out of 899 247 sample tests of whom 10 963 have recovered, 5663 are active cases while 208 have succumbed to the virus.

The prevalence of new infections and recoveries currently stand at 3% and 69.2% respectively.

The Ministry of Health revealed that 22 patients 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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