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Rwanda records eight COVID-19 deaths, 570 new cases

By IGIHE
On 27 August 2021 at 07:16

The Ministry of Health has reported that eight people succumbed to COVID-19 yesterday bringing the death toll to 1056. The deceased include four men and four women.

The statement released last night shows that 570 people have caught the virus out of 13 261 sample tests. The prevalence of new infections currently stands at 3.8%.

A total of 537,136 people have been fully vaccinated while 1,338,006 received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program.

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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