The statement released last night shows that the deceased is a 71 old man from Kigali.
Among others, 37 patients have recovered. Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020.
Since then, 6428 cases have been found our of 661637 sample tests, 5826 have recovered, 548 are active cases while 54 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.