Rwanda records 49 new COVID-19 cases, 44 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 29 March 2021 at 06:17

The Ministry of Health has reported that 49 people have caught COVID-19 out of 10578 sample tests, 44 recovered while no one succumbed to the virus yesterday.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Nyamagabe [11], Nyanza [9], Rwamagana [7], Bugesera [5], Kigali [4], Ngoma [4], Muhanga [2], Rubavu [2], while Gisagara, Ngororero, Nyaruguru, Kayonza and Huye registered one case respectively.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 21419 have been tested positive out of 1,123,901 sample tests of whom 19785 have recovered, 1333 are active cases, 301 succumbed to the virus while 7 are critically ill.

So far 348,926 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide vaccination 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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