Rwanda records two more deaths, 103 new cases

By IGIHE
On 7 January 2021 at 07:46

The Ministry of Health has reported two people who have succumbed too COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 112. The deceased include a 42-year old woman and 55-year old man all from Kigali.

Among others, 103 new cases have been found out of 4,829 sample tests while 62 have recovered.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 82, Rubavu: 6, Musanze: 3, Huye: 3, Muhanga: 2, Nyanza: 2, Ruhango: 1, Rusizi: 1, Burera: 1, Kayonza: 1 and Nyagatare: 1.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March last year.

Since then, 9,058 people have been tested positive out of 750,081 sample tests of whom 6940 have recovered, 2006 are active cases while 112 have succumbed to the pandemic.

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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