Rwanda reports its first death from the new coronavirus

Rwanda reports its first death from the new coronavirus
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Rwanda’s ministry of health on Sunday reported the East African nation’s first death caused by the new coronavirus, APA reports citing Reuters.

The victim was a 65-year-old driver who opted to return home from a neighbouring country, where he resided, after falling severely ill, the ministry said in a statement.

He passed away from severe respiratory complications while receiving treatment at a specialised COVID-19 treatment facility.

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