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Rwanda confirms six COVID-19 deaths, 143 new cases

By IGIHE
On 28 September 2021 at 06:29

The Ministry of Health has reported that six people succumbed to COVID-19 yesterday bringing the death toll to 1258. The deceased include three women and three men from the districts of Rulindo, Nyagatare, Gicumbi, Huye, Karongi and Kigali City.

The statement released last night shows that 143 people have caught the virus, one recovered while nine are critically ill.

The majority of new cases were found in Ngororero, Karongi, Gicumbi, Nyaruguru and Nyagatare districts.

A total of 1,646,980 people have been fully vaccinated while 2,105,087 received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program on 5th March 2021.

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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