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Over 200,000 receive second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

By IGIHE
On 6 June 2021 at 05:28

The Ministry of Health has reported that 227, 856 people have received the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program on 5th March 2021.

The statement released last night shows that 49 people have caught the virus while 42 recovered.

The majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 24, Rubavu: 7 and Ngororero:5.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 27 221 people have been tested positive of whom 26 171 have recovered, 681 are active cases, 10 are critically ill while 359 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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