Covid-19: Two more deaths in Rwamagana

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 11 November 2020 at 09:03

Two people from Rwamagana District were killed by COVID-19 while out of 2,974 sample taken on November 10, 2020, about 20 new cases were registered.

The Ministry of Health has extended its condolences to the families of two men, including a 45-year-old man and a 50-year-old from Rwamagana.

It was the second day in a row in Rwamagana District that two people die.

The Minister of State for Local Government, Prof Shyaka Anastase, recently announced that if Rwandans continue to stay up late, it is possible that in the next few days they have to go back into total lockdown, while the COVID-19 pandemic will intensify.

The 20 new cases were identified in Kigali: 13 (testing in high risk groups), Muhanga: 3, Nyanza: 1, Rubavu: 2 and Rwamagana: 1.

The total cases so far detected in Rwanda are 5,262, of whom 4,967 or 94 percent have recovered, while 255 remain active cases. A total of 574, 876 tests have been conducted, with 2,974 new tests conducted over the last 24 hours.

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 required to continue to comply with government regulations, especially with frequent washing of hands and water and soap, wearing masks when leaving home or in public.