The statement released last night shows that a woman aged 57 from Kigali succumbed to the virus while no one recovered.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 27660 people have been tested positive of whom 26341 recovered, 953 are active cases, 9 are critically ill while 366 have succumbed to the virus.
A total of 388,716 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program on 5th March 2021.
New COVID-19 cases continue to increase where the country has been registering over 100 new patients for the past three days.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Daniel Ngamije has requested Rwandans to avoid complacency to contain the spread of COVID-19.
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.