COVID-19: Rwanda records 17 new cases, 39 recoveries

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 8 August 2020 at 11:54

Rwanda on Friday, August 07, recorded 17 new cases of coronavirus bringing the total number to 2128 while with the report 39 new recoveries, the number of recoveries rises to 1,297.

According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases,12 were found in Rubavu District among returning residents who were isolated on arrival; four were confirmed in Kigali and another case in Rulindo District.

The results were obtained from 2,902 sample tests conducted in the past 24 hours.
So far, the country has conducted a total of 289,153 Covid-19 sample tests since mid-March, from which 2,128 Covid-19 cases have been found.

So far this pandemic has claimed the lives of five people.

Symptoms of Coronavirus include coughing, colds, and difficulty breathing. It is transmitted through the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract.

Rwandans are required to continue to comply with government regulations, especially with frequent washing of hands with water and soap, wearing masks when in public places.


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