According to a statement from the Ministry of Health released last night, the deceased is a 45 year old man from Kigali where majority of new cases were found.
The new cases are from Kigali: 29, Rwamagana: 7, Musanze: 4, Rubavu: 3, Gakenke: 1, Kirehe: 1 and Nyagatare: 1.
So far 5994 cases have been found out of 631 598 sample tests since the first patient was confirmed in March 2020.
5575 of them have recovered, 369 are active cases while 50 patients 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.