The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 24, Rubavu: 15, Huye: 14, Rusizi: 8, Kayonza: 3, Gicumbi: 3, Muhanga: 1, Gisagara: 1, Kamonyi: 1 and Nyagatare: 1.
Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020.
Since then, 6349 people have been infected out of 657 995 sample tests of whom 5789 have recovered, 507 are active cases while 53 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.