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Rwanda records nine more COVID-19 deaths, 811 new cases

By IGIHE
On 6 July 2021 at 06:13

The Ministry of Health has reported that nine people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 479. The deceased include four women and five men from Kigali city, Karongi, Ruhango and Rubavu districts.

The majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 338, Musanze: 95, Rusizi: 47 and Kamonyi: 38.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 43396 people have been tested positive of whom 27 837 recovered, 15 080 are active cases, 62 are critically ill while 479 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 391,970 people have been vaccinated 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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