Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 18 689 people have been tested positive out of 1 000 505 sample tests of whom 17 302 have recovered, 1129 are active cases while 258 have succumbed to the virus.
As of today, the prevalence of new infections, recoveries and death toll stands at 3.3%%, 92.5% and 1.4% respectively.
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.