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Rwanda records eleven more COVID-19 deaths, 393 new cases

By IGIHE
On 23 August 2021 at 06:38

The Ministry of Health has reported that 11 people succumbed to COVID-19 yesterday bringing the death toll to 1021. The deceased include eight women and three men.

The statement released last night shows that 393 people have caught the virus out of 12 650 sample tests, 11 recovered while 42 are critically ill.

A total of 424, 768 people have been fully vaccinated while 1,048,640 received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine 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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