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COVID-19: Rwanda records one more death

By IGIHE
On 27 May 2021 at 08:57

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 350. The deceased is a man aged 46 from Kigali.

The statement released last night shows that 37 people have caught the virus while 86 recovered.

The majority of new cases were found in Kirehe (7), Kigali (5), Rubavu (5), Rulindo (4), Gakenke (4), Karongi (3), Huye (3), Kamonyi (2), Ruhango (1), Muhanga (1), Bugesera (1) and Nyaruguru (1).

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 26 817 people have been tested positive of whom 25 369 recovered, 1098 are active cases while 350 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 350, 400 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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