COVID-19: 35 new cases, 36 recoveries

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 8 September 2020 at 02:30

The Ministry of Health has announced that Rwanda on Monday, September 7, recorded 35 new cases and 36 new recoveries, bringing the number of recoveries to 2,271.

According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 25 were identified in Kigali’s high-risk groups; Rusizi and Nyamasheke districts also reported nine new cases and one case of Covid-19 respectively.

So far, Rwanda has recorded 4,409 cases since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country in mid-March, of which 2,119 are active cases.

The latest update was obtained from 4,457 sample tests conducted in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of sample tests taken in the country to 444,350; so far 19 people have succumbed to the virus.

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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