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Rwanda records two COVID-19 deaths, 389 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 5 February 2021 at 07:54

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to Coronavirus pandemic bringing the death toll to 210.

The deceased include a 69-year old woman from Kigali and a man aged 56 from Muhanga.

Among others, 154 new cases have been found out of 4135 sample tests while 389 have recovered.

The statement released last night shows that some of new cases were found in Kigali: 28, Nyamagabe: 19, Kayonza: 17, Gicumbi: 12, and Kamonyi:12 among others.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 15 988 people have been tested positive out of 903 382 sample tests of whom 11 352 have recovered, 4426 are active cases while 210 have succumbed to the virus.

The Ministry of Health shows that the prevalence of new infections, recoveries and deaths stands at 3.7%, 71% and 1.3% respectively.

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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