The deceased include two women from Kigali aged 78, 30 respectively and a 62-year old man from Rusizi district.
The statement released last night also shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 98, Gicumbi: 21, Kirehe: 17, Gatsibo: 52, Rulindo: 11, Gisagara: 6, Nyanza: 3, Kamonyi: 8, Ngoma: 15, Rwamagana: 8, Nyagatare: 5, Rubavu: 15, Karongi: 2, Huye: 3, Gakenke: 12, Nyamagabe: 8, Musanze: 4, Nyamasheke: 4, Rusizi: 4, Burera: 4, Ngororero: 1, Nyaruguru: 2, Ruhango: 5 and Muhanga 4.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 14 529 people have been tested positive out of 858 262 sample tests of whom 9234 have recovered, 5109 are active cases while 186 have succumbed to the virus.
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.