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Rwanda records two more to COVID-19 deaths, 118 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 12 March 2021 at 05:57

The Ministry of Health has reported that two people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 273. The deceased include a 64-year old woman and a man aged 79-year from Kigali.

Among others, 99 people have caught the virus, 118 recovered, 12 are critically ill while 9988 have been vaccinated bringing the total number to 238,942 since the countrywide vaccination program began on Friday last week.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 19945 people have been tested positive out of 1,051,913 sample tests of whom 18.236 have recovered, 1436 are active cases while 273 have 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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