The Ministry of Health has reported the 66th person who succumbed to COVID-19, 109 new cases out of 4149 sample tests and 63 recoveries.
The deceased is a 28 year-old old man in Kigali.
According to a statement released last night the new cases were found in Kigali: 40, Gatsibo: 9, Rwamagana: 8, Ngororero: 8, Kirehe: 7, Musanze: 5, Rubavu: 5, Nyagatare: 5, Huye: 5, Muhanga: 4, Gakenke: 4, Kayonza: 3, Bugesera: 2, Rusizi: 2, Burera: 1 and Gisagara: 1.’
Rwanda confirmed the first CVOID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. So far, 7511 have been tested positive out of 698,599 sample tests, 6163 have recovered, 1282 are active cases while 66 have succumbed to the pandemic.
The Ministry of Health reports rates the prevalence of death tolls at 0.9% and new infections at 2.6%.
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.