COVID-19: Rwanda reports 17 new cases , 21 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 4 December 2020 at 05:43

The Ministry of Health has reported 17 new COVID-19 cases out of 3712 sample tests and 21 recoveries.

The statement from the Ministry released last night shows that new cases were found in “Kigali: 10, Gatsibo: 3, Rusizi: 2, Musanze: 1 and Rubavu:1.’’

As of today, the prevalence of new cases is 0.5% while death toll stands at 0.8%.

Rwanda confirmed the first case in March 2020.

So far, 6011 new cases have been found out of 635 310 sample tests of whom 5596 have recovered , 364 are active cases while 50 succumbed to the pandemic.

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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