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Rwanda registers 136 new COVID-19 cases

By IGIHE
On 8 October 2021 at 07:37

The Ministry of Health has reported that 136 people have caught COVID-19 out of 10466 sample tests.

The statement released last night also shows that one person succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 1297, two recovered while seven are critically ill. The deceased is a woman aged 76 from Rubavu district.

A total of 1,691,938 have been fully vaccinated while 2,137,486 received the first dose of COVID-19 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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