COVID-19: 12 New cases in Rusizi

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 9 June 2020 at 04:14

According to the update from the Ministry of Health released on June 8, 12 new cases were reported with 7 recoveries in the previous 24 hours.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 451 of who 297 have recovered.

The new cases relate to the Rusizi and Rusumo clusters and have been isolated and contacts traced, according to the Ministry of Health.

The newly confirmed cases were identified in 1,928 tests. In total, the country has conducted 78,259 Covid-19 tests.

Two deaths have been registered since the country first registered a Covid-19 case back in March.

Most cases have for the last couple of days been recorded in Rusizi District, Western Province.

The majority of other cases confirmed in recent days are reported to be truck-drivers crossing into the country through the Rusumo border post.


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