COVID-19: Rwanda record 42 new cases, new cluster

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 11 July 2020 at 12:01

Rwanda, on Friday, recorded 42 new cases of which 17 were registered from a new cluster in Nyabihu district.

In the daily update from the Ministry of Health number were read as follow: Nyabihu: 17 (cluster in a detention center/imfungwa), Kigali: 16 (including returnees & tests of high-risk group.

Rusizi district which is still under lockdown recorded 5 cases, while Nyamagabe district, Southern Province confirmed 4 cases.

The new cases brought the numbers to a total of 1,252 cases of which 614 are still active.

There are also 635 recoveries, including 12 released on Friday; so far the pandemic has caused 3 deaths since March 14 when the first case was confirmed in Rwanda.

Meanwhile, three out of seven zones of Kigali city that were placed in total lockdown since June 25 have seen the lockdown lifted.


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