Rwanda records 54 new COVID-19 cases

By IGIHE
On 18 April 2021 at 05:48

The Ministry of Health has reported that 54 people have caught COVID-19 while 67 recovered.

The statement released last night shows that the majority of new cases were found in Gicumbi: 10 while Kigali city recorded 9 cases.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 23866 people have been tested positive of whom 22082 have recovered, 1462 are active cases, 6 are critically ill while 322 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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