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Rwanda registers nine more COVID-19 deaths, 448 new cases

By IGIHE
On 9 August 2021 at 06:45

The Ministry of Health has reported that nine people have succumbed to COVID-19 pandemic bringing the death toll to 890.

The deceased include four men from Gatsibo, Rusizi, Ruhango and Nyamagabe districts as well as five women from Gicumbi, Kirehe, Kigali, Rusizi and Karongi districts.

The statement released last night also shows that 448 people have caught the virus while 10 recovered.

A total of 622,695 people have been vaccinates 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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