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Rwanda records three more COVID-19 deaths, 67 new cases

By IGIHE
On 22 March 2021 at 06:41

The Ministry of Health has reported that three people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 290. The deceased include a woman aged 37 and two men aged 60 and 52 from Kigali city.

The statement released last night shows that 67 people have caught the virus, 17 recovered, 4 are critically ill while 1183 were vaccinated yesterday bringing the total number to 334, 538 since Rwanda kicked off countrywide vaccination program.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 20828 have been tested positive of whom 19 180 have recovered, 1358 are active cases while 290 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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