COVID-19: One new case among 3900 random tests in Kigali City

By Elina Jonas Ruzindaza
On 15 July 2020 at 02:53

Rwanda Biomedical Center, RBC, said out of 3911 tests taken of various people entering the City of Kigali, one was found infected with the Coronavirus.

It is part of a long-running program where health authorities have decided to examine at least 5,000 people who are entering or exiting the City of Kigali, to see if the Coronavirus pandemic is circulating in the community.

Out of 1181 tests taken in three districts of Kigali, none of was detected with Coronavirus.

Some of the places where they tested people entering Kigali include Giti cy’inyoni, Rugende, and Gahanga.

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday announced that 38 people had been diagnosed with Coronavirus out of 5705 tests taken in the past 24 hours while 27 recovered and discharged, making the total number of those infected 1,426, and recoveries 737.

COVID-19 random testing at kigali main entry points: 3911 samples were collected and 1 tested positive
Health authorities have decided to examine at least 5,000 people who are entering or exiting the City of Kigali

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