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Rwanda records nine more COVID-19 deaths, 522 new cases

By IGIHE
On 28 August 2021 at 08:06

The Ministry of Health has reported that nine people succumbed to COVID-19 yesterday bringing the death toll to 1065. The deceased include four women and five men.

The statement released last night also shows that 522 people have caught the virus out of 18 193 sample tests.

Rwanda continues to roll out COVID-19 vaccination program where 87 401 people were vaccinated yesterday.

A total of 577, 450 people have been fully vaccinated while 1,425,407 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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