COVID-19: Another death, 11 new cases

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 22 September 2020 at 10:12

The Ministry of Health has announced that a 58-year-old man succumbed to Covid-19 in Rwanda, becoming the 27th life to be taken by the virus in Rwanda, while 11new cases were reported.

On the same day, the country recorded 12 new recoveries bringing the number of recoveries to 2973.

Of the new cases, 7 were detected in Kigali among contacts of previously confirmed cases, while Nyamagabe district in Southern Province also confirmed four new cases.

The latest results were obtained from 1,448 sample tests conducted in a single day, making the number of tests taken by the country to reach 477,379.

So far, in total, the country has 4,722 confirmed cases, of which 1,722 are still active cases.

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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