The statement released last night shows that 867 people have caught the virus out of 9047 sample tests. The majority of new cases was found in Kigali: 208, Kamonyi: 74, Rubavu: 73, Gicumbi: 66, Musanze: 46, Rusizi: 46 and Burera: 46.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 39 914 have been tested positive of whom 27 272 recovered, 12194 are active cases, 37 are critically ill while 448 have succumbed to the virus.
A total of 391, 870 people have been vaccinates since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program on 5th March 2021.
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.