According to a statement released last night, new cases were found in Kigali: 71, Rubavu: 9, Huye: 5, Rusizi: 1 and Nyanza: 1.’
Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020.
Since then, 7598 people have been infected out of 700,965 sample tests, of whom 6163 have recovered, 1369 are active cases while 66 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.