COVID-19: Three more deaths, 101 new cases

By IGIHE
On 28 February 2021 at 07:06

The Ministry of Health has reported that three people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic, bringing the death toll to 261. The deceased include two women aged 75, 36 respectively from Kigali and Huye as well as a 59-year old man from Kigali city.

Among others, 101 people have caught the virus out of 4162 sample tests while five have recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 18 790 people have been tested positive out of 1 004 667 sample tests of whom 17 307 have recovered, 1222 are active cases while 261 have succumbed to the virus.

The statement released last night also shows that 11 people are critically ill.

The prevalence of new infections, recoveries and death tool strands at 2.4% , 92.5%% and 1.4% respectively.

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.


Advertisement

YOUR OPINION ABOUT THIS ARTICLE

RULES AND REGULATIONS
Kwamamaza