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Rwanda records 451 new COVID-19 cases, one more death

By IGIHE
On 19 June 2021 at 07:10

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 while 451 people caught the virus.

The majority of new cases was found in Kigali: 219, Kamonyi: 37, Gicumbi: 37, Rubavu: 32, Musanze: 27, Rulindo: 19, Burera: 17 and Bugesrea: 10.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 30048 people have been tested positive of whom 26 393 recovered, 3277 are active cases, 16 are critically ill while 378 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 390, 339 people have been vaccinated 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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