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Rwanda registers 22 COVID-19 deaths, 833 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 13 July 2021 at 06:00

The Ministry of Health has reported that 22 people have succumbed to COVID-19 bringing the death toll to 582. The deceased include eight women and 14 men from Kigali city, Muhanga, Musanze, Rubavu, Ruhango and Huye districts.

The statement released last night also shows that 772 people have caught the virus while 833 recovered.

The majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 251, Kamonyi; 61, Musanze: 51, Gakenke: 46, Muhanga: 45 and Nyamasheke: 41.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 49 016 people have caught the virus of whom 33 356 recovered, 15 078 are active cases, 70 are critically ill while 582 have succumbed to the virus.

A total of 395, 919 have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation programme 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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