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Rwanda records three more COVID-19 deaths, 296 new cases

By IGIHE
On 21 June 2021 at 06:54

The Ministry of Health has reported that three people have succumbed to COVID-19 while 296 caught the virus. The deceased are three women from Kigali aged 42, 54, and 75 respectively.

The majority of new cases was found in Kigali: 166, Rubavu: 38, Musanze: 32, Burera: 15, Kamonyi: 8 and Muhanga: 8.

The statement released last night shows that 126 patients have recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 30 813 have been tested positive of whom 26 704 have recovered, 3727 are active cases, 11 are critically ill while 382 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 390, 777 people have been vaccinates since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program.

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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