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Rwanda records nine more COVID-19 deaths

By IGIHE
On 28 June 2021 at 06:40

The Ministry of Health has reported that 9 people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 420.

The statement released last night shows that 741 people have caught the virus while 113 recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2021. Since then, 36 627 people have been tested positive of whom 27 090 recovered, 9117 are active cases, 26 are critically ill while 420 have succumbed to the virus.

Currently, the prevalence of new infections, death toll and recoveries stands at 9.4%, 73.9% and 1.1% respectively.

A total of 391, 675 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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