A statement from the Ministry of Health released last night reported 15 new cases out of 2196 samples and 36 recoveries.
New patients were found in Kigali: 2, Burera: 6, Rwamagana: 3, Rubavu: 2, Nyaruguru: 1 and Musanze: 1.’
The first case was confirmed in Rwanda on 14th March 2020.
So far 5934 cases have been found out of 626311 sample tests. 5516 have recovered, 369 are active cases while 49 have succumbed to the pandemic.
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.