COVID-19: Three more deaths, 295 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 8 February 2021 at 05:59

The Ministry of Health has reported that three people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 2020. The deceased include 79-year old woman from Kayonza district, a 38-year old woman and man aged 66 from Kigali city.

Among others, 114 new cases have been found out of 4721 sample tests while 295 have recovered.

The statement released last night shows that the majority of new cases was found in Kigali: 34, Gatsibo: 18, Ruhango: 15 and Muhanga: 10.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 16 451 people have been tested positive out of 917 829 sample tests of whom 12 342 have recovered, 3889 are active cases while 220 have succumbed to the virus.

The prevalence of new Coronavirus infections, recoveries and deaths stands at 2.4%, 73.7%% and 1.3% respectively as per figures form the Ministry of Health.

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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