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Rwanda records 47 new COVID-19 cases, 69 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 9 May 2021 at 07:39

The Ministry of Health has reported that 47 people have caught COVID-19 while 69 recovered.

The statement released last night shows that no one has succumbed to the virus.
The majority of new cases were found in Karongi: 16, Rubavu:9, Huye: 3, Kigali:3 and Kirehe: 3.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 25 586 people have been tested positive of whom 24 119 have recovered, 1129 are active cases while 338 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 350, 400 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation programme 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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