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Rwanda records three more COVID-19 deaths, 443 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 18 February 2021 at 06:12

The Ministry of Health has reported three people who have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic, 443 recoveries and 122 new cases.

The deceased include two men aged 38 and 57 from Kigali city and another 68-year old man from Bugesera district.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 17 716 people have been tested positive out of 960001 sample tests of whom 15 918 have recovered, 1555 are active cases while 243 have succumbed to the virus.

The Ministry of Health has reported that 11 patients are critically ill.

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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