COVID-19: Two more deaths, 285 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 30 January 2021 at 08:30

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 188. The deceased include a woman and man aged 85, 41 respectively from Kigali city. Among others, 255 new cases have been found out of 6087 sample tests while 285 patients have recovered.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 75, Nyamagabe: 25, Huye 22, Kayonza: 13, Kirehe: 13, Rusizi: 12, Nyanza: 12, Ngoma: 12, Ruhango: 10, Kamonyi: 8, Gakenke: 7, Muhanga: 6, Gatsibo: 5, Nyagatare: 5, Rwamagana: 4, Gisagara: 4, Nyaruguru: 4, Karongi: 4, Nyamasheke: 4, Rubavu: 3, Ngororero: 3, Rulindo: 2 and Musanze: 2.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 14 784 people have been tested positive out of 864 349 sample tests of whom 9519 have recovered, 5077 are active cases while 188 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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