Rwanda records 197 new COVID-19 cases

By IGIHE
On 24 April 2021 at 05:57

The Ministry of Health has reported that 197 people have caught COVID-19 while 47 recovered.

The statement released last night shows that majority of new cases (162) were found in districts of Southern Province including Nyamagabe: 41, Huye: 37, Nyaruguru: 32, Muhanga: 24, and Kamonyi: 12.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirsus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 24 459 people have been tested positive of whom 22 696 have recovered, 1435 are active cases, 7 are critically ill while 328 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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