The deceased is a 54-year old man from Kigali.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 18 443 people have been tested positive out of 991 917 sample tests of whom 17 264 have recovered, 925 are active cases while 254 have succumbed to the virus.
The prevalence of new infections, recoveries and deaths stands at 2.2%, 93.6% and 1.3% respectively while 12 patients 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.