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Rwanda records two more COVID-19 deaths, 178 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 12 May 2021 at 06:36

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 340. The deceased include a woman aged 89 from Nyamagabe district and 93-year old man from Ngororero district.

The statement released last night shows that 59 people caught the virus while 178 recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 25 773 people have been tested positive of whom 24 333 have recovered, 1100 are active cases while 340 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 350, 400 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program on 5th March 2021.

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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