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Rwanda records 333 COVID-19 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 16 February 2021 at 06:40

The Ministry of Health has reported 333 COVID-19 recoveries and 142 new cases out of 2662 sample tests.

The statement released last night shows that no one has succumbed to the virus.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 17 484.

People have been tested positive of whom 15 125 have recovered, 2120 are active cases while 239 have succumbed to the virus.

Figures from the Ministry of Health shows that the prevalence of new infections, recoveries and deaths toll stands at 5.3%, 86.5% and 1.3% respectively.

Among others, 10 patients are reported to be critically ill.

The Ministry of Health has also reported that 15 patients are critically ill.

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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