COVID-19: Two more deaths

By Elina Jonas Ruzindaza
On 26 September 2020 at 02:19

The Ministry of Health has announced two more people have been killed by COVID-19 in Rwanda, bringing the death toll to 29.

The ministry on Friday extended its condolences to the families of the victims, aged 46 and 44.

This is the third time in Rwanda that two people have died from COVID-19 caused by Coronavirus in one day.

On September 25, 2020, Rwanda recorded 9 new cases from 1,400 sample tests taken, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4798 while 30 have recovered bringing the total number of recoveries to 3080. So far 484,841 tests have been conducted in Rwanda and the number of active cases is 1689.

Of the new cases, five were identified in Kigali, two in Nyamagabe, and two in Nyagatare district.

Although many services are open, Rwandans are urged to remember that the pandemic is still there. They are advised to continue complying with government regulations, wear masks when leaving home or in public, frequent washing of hands with water and soap, avoid meetings and anything else that gathers many people especially those who feel the symptoms of this pandemic including coughing, flu, difficulty in breathing and so on, can call the toll-free number 114 for medical assistance.