The deceased include a 60-year old woman and 62-b year old man from Kigali.
The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 21, Nyaruguru: 7, Rwamagana:5, Nyanza: 4, Gisagara: 4, Rusizi: 3, Rubavu:3, Ngororero: 3, Ruhango: 2, Huye: 2, Gatsibo: 2, Muhanga: 2, Kamonyi: 2, Nyamagabe:1, Musanze: 1, Burera : 1, Gicumbi:1, and Karongi: 1.
Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 18503 have been tested positive out of 978 050 sample tests of whom 16 803 have recovered, 1001 are active cases while 249 have succumbed to the virus.
The Ministry of Health has reported that nine people are critically ill.
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.