Rwanda records 111 new COVID-19 cases, 35 recoveries
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The Ministry of Health has reported that 111 people have caught COVID-19 while 35 recovered.
The statement released last night shows that the majority of new cases were found in Nyaruguru: 19, Nyamagabe: 17, Ruhango: 14, Nyanza: 12, Gisagara: 11 and Kigali 9.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 23 152 people have been tested positive of whom 20 870 have recovered, 1968 are active cases while 314 have succumbed to the virus.
A total of 348,926 people have been vaccinated 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.