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COVID-19: Rwanda records two more deaths, 77 new cases

By IGIHE
On 2 January 2021 at 07:55


The Ministry of Health has reported 2 people who have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 94.

The deceased include two men from Kigali respectively aged 73 and 81.

Among others, 77 people have been tested positive out of 2986 sample tests while 56 have recovered.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali:22, Huye: 22, Musanze:24, Kamonyi:3, Rubavu:7, Rusizi:7, Kayonza:2i, Ruhango:1, Nyamagabe:1, Gakenke:1, Kirehe:1, Gicumbi:1.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 8460 people have been tested positive out of 733 122 sample tests of whom 6598 have recovered, 1768 are active cases while 94 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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