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Rwanda records eight more COVID-19 deaths

By IGIHE
On 14 August 2021 at 08:33

The Ministry of Health has reported that eight people succumbed to COVID-19 yesterday bringing the death toll to 938. The deceased include five women and three men.

The statement released last night shows that 515 people have caught the virus out of 11638 sample tests while seven recovered.

The prevalence of new infections currently stands at 4.4%.

The majority of new cases were found in Gicumbi: 74, Kigali City: 38, Karongi: 37 and Nyagatare: 34.

A total of 858,040 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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