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Rwanda records seven more COVID-19 deaths, 757 new cases

By IGIHE
On 29 June 2021 at 06:38

The Ministry of Health has reported that seven people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 427. The deceased include three women and three men from Kigali and a man aged 81 from Rusizi district.

The statement released last night shows that 757 people have caught the virus while 182 recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 37 384 people have been tested positive of whom 27 272 recovered, 9685 are active cases, 35 are critically ill while 427 have succumbed to the virus.

The majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 280, Musanze: 80, Kamonyi: 46 and Burera: 45.

A total of 391,739 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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