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COVID-19: Two more deaths, 289 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 12 February 2021 at 08:06

Two people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 231. The deceased are two men aged 87 and 85 from Kigali city.

Among others, 127 cases have been found out of 3522 sample tests, 289 have recovered while are critically ill.

The statement released last night shows that the majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 36, Nyamagabe: 19 among other districts including Kayonza, Nyagatare and Kirehe.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 17 068 people have been tested positive out of 934 672 sample tests of whom 13 678 have recovered, 3159 are active cases while 231 have succumbed to the virus.

The Ministry of Health shows that the prevalence of recoveries, infections and death toll stands at 81.1%, 3.6% and 1.3% respectively.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 16 811 people have been tested positive out of 926 187 sample tests of whom 10272 have recovered, 3597 are active cases while 226 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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