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Rwanda records two more COVID-19 deaths, 241 new cases

By IGIHE
On 15 June 2021 at 06:07

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 372 while 241 caught the virus.

The deceased include a woman aged 57 from Rubavu and 73-year old man from Kigali.

The statement released last night shows that 42 have recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case onn14th March 2020. Since then, 28 614 people have been tested positive of whom 26 383 recovered, 1859 are active cases, 11 are critically ill while 372 have succumbed to the virus.

The majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 66, Musanze: 48, Rutsiro: 27 and Muhanga: 21.

A total of 389,658 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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