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Rwanda records two more COVID-19 deaths

By IGIHE
On 20 May 2021 at 06:22

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 348. The deceased include a woman aged 67 and 69-year old man from Huye district.

The statement released last night shows that 80 people have caught the virus while no one recovered.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 26 424 people have been tested positive of whom 24 808 recovered, 1268 are active cases while 348 have succumbed to the virus.

New cases were found in Huye: 6, Karongi: 38, Nyamagabe:9, Ngororero: 7, Nyaruguru: 7, Kigali: 4, Rubavu: 4, Ruhango: 2, Rutsiro: 2, Rusizi: 1 and Nyamasheke: 1.

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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