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Rwanda records one more COVID-19 death, 89 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 29 May 2021 at 06:10

The Ministry of Health has reported that one person has died of COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 352. The deceased is a man aged 81 from Kigali.

The statement released last night shows that 35 people have caught the virus while 89 recovered.

New cases were found in Kigali: 12, Karongi: 3, Ngororero: 3, Kirehe: 3, Muhanga: 2, Nyanza: 2, Gakenke: 2, Huye: 2 , Rubavu: 2 while Nyamagabe, Musanze, Kayonza and Burera districts recorded one case respectively.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 26 878 have been tested positive of whom 25 542 recovered, 984 are active cases while 352 have succumbed to the virus.

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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