The new cases were drawn from 1,705 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours.
Rwanda hasn’t recorded any deaths and 98 people have so far recovered.
The surge in numbers is attributed to a rise in cases of cross-border truck drivers and their assistants.
The Ministry of Health stressed that the measures put in place to mitigate the spread of the virus, particularly wearing face masks must be respected.
Globally, coronavirus cases have risen to more than 3,194,976 cases while the death toll now stands at over 226,401 and 988,079 recovered cases.