COVID-19: Rwanda records highest number of recoveries in a day

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 1 September 2020 at 11:15

For the first time in Rwanda, 95 people have recovered from COVID-19, the highest number of recoveries in a single day since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country.

The Ministry of Health said that on Monday, August 31, 2020 that the country has recorded 43 new cases out of a total of 4,763 sample tests, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4,063.

Among the new case, Kigali has recorded 36 from contacts of traders in Kigali market cluster, Rubavu has 4 new cases, Muhanga recorded 2 people and Gisagara has 1case.

Today, Rwanda has taken 409,707 sample tests; the number of confirmed cases is now 4063 of which 2034 are active cases. The total number of recoveries is 2013 and 16 people have so far lost their lives to the pandemic.

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 required to continue complying with government regulations, especially with frequent washing of hands and water and soap, wearing masks when leaving home or in public.