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COVID-19: Rwanda records three more deaths, 315 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 15 February 2021 at 06:51

The Ministry of Health has reported that three people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 239.

The deceased include two women aged 69 and 49 from Ruhango and Kigali respectively as well as a 63-year old man from Nyagatare district.

The statement released last night shows that 76 new cases have been found out of 4675 sample tests while 315 patients have recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 17343 people have been tested positive of whom 14792 have recovered, 2312 are active cases while 239 have succumbed to the virus.

The Ministry of Health has also reported that 15 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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