Rwanda records one more COVID-19 death, 74 new cases

By IGIHE
On 29 April 2021 at 06:39

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 332. The deceased is a man aged 56 from Huye district.

The statement released last night shows that 74 people have caught the virus, 86 recovered while 3 are critically ill.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 24 888 people have been tested positive of whom 23 175 have recovered, 1381 are active cases while 332 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 349, 702 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program.

The majority of new cases were found in Karongi: 17, Bugesera: 9, Nyaruguru: 7, Gicumbi: 7, Huye: 6 and Kirehe: 6.

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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