The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 18, Huye:14, Rubavu: 5, Ruhango: 5, Ngororero: 4, Nyamagabe: 3, Muhanga:2, Nyanza:2 and Kirehe:2 while Burera, Kamonyi, Nyamasheke, Gisagara and Nyaruguru recorded one patient respectively.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 18 850 people have been tested positive out of 1 009 041 sample tests of whom 17313 have recovered, 1276 are active cases while 261 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.