COVID-19: 10 new cases, 22 recoveries

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 17 September 2020 at 04:23

Rwanda on Wednesday, September 16, recorded 10 new cases from1603 sample tests taken in the last 24 hours and on the same day 22 new recoveries.

According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, five were detected in Kigali’s high risk groups, while others were detected in Burera, Bugesera, Gatsibo, Gicumbi and Nyamagabe districts with one case each.

The results raised the number of recovered cases to 2789 against 1823 active cases of the pandemic.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country in mid-March, Rwanda conducted 468 121 tests of the Virus; so far, those who succumbed to the pandemic are 22 people.

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 required to continue complying with government regulations, especially with frequent washing of hands and water and soap, wearing masks when leaving home or in public.


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