Rwanda records two more COVID-19 deaths, 249 new cases

By IGIHE
On 3 April 2021 at 08:17

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 310. The deceased include a man aged 83 from Nyanza district and another man aged 40 from Huye district.

The statement released last night also shows that 249 people have caught the virus, 90 recovered while 6 are critically ill.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 22167 people have been tested positive of whom 20398 recovered, 1459 are active cases while 310 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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