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Rwanda records four more COVID-19 deaths, 167 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 2 June 2021 at 04:30

The Ministry of Health has reported that four people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 357. The deceased include three men respectively aged 91 from Karongi district, 60 (Kigali), 77 (Huye) and a 43-year old woman from Kigali.

The statement released last night shows that 60 people have caught the virus out of 4382 sample tests while 167 recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 27 023 people have been tested positive of whom 25 850 recovered, 816 are active cases, three are critically ill while 357 have succumbed to the virus.

The Ministry has reported that 188,768 people have received the second vaccine shot including 21,082 inoculated yesterday.

A total of 350,000 people have been received vaccines since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation programme 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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