Rwanda records two more COVID-19 deaths

By IGIHE
On 26 April 2021 at 06:29

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 330.

The deceased are two women from Kigali aged 65 and 67.

The statement released last night shows that 59 people have caught the virus, 75 recovered while 6 are critically ill.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 24 593 people have been tested positive out of 1,289,120 sample tests of whom 22 941 have recovered, 1322 are active cases while 330 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 349,702 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide vaccination 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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