COVID-19: Two more deaths, 34 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 23 March 2021 at 07:01

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 292. The deceased include a woman aged 74 and 81-year old man from Kigali.

The statement released last night shows that 68 people have caught the virus out of 3484 sample tests, 34 recovered while one is critically ill.

Among others, 4006 people were vaccinated yesterday bringing the total number to 338,544 since Rwanda began countrywide vaccination [program on 5th March 2021.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 20896 people have been tested positive out of 1,090,412 sample tests of whom 19214 have recovered, 1390 are active cases while 292 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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