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COVID-19: Rwanda records three more deaths, 287 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 9 February 2021 at 06:34

The Ministry of Health has reported that three people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 223 while 287 have recovered.

The deceased include two women aged 96 , 91 respectively and a 47-year old man from Kigali city.

The statement released last night shows that 170 new cases were found out of 3453 sample tests.

The Majority of new cases were found in Kigali:47, Nyamagabe: 14, Kirehe: 12 while Gatsibo , Ruhango, and Kayonza districts recorded 11 cases respectively.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 16621 people have been tested positive of whom 12629 have recovered, 3769 are active cases while 223 have succumbed to the virus.

The Ministry of Health has also reported that 21 patients admitted to COVID-19 treatment centers 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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