The statement released last night shows that 965 people have caught the virus out of 9875 sample tests, 23 recovered while 61 are critically ill.
The majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 108, Muhanga: 105, Huye: 61, Gicumbi: 59, Kayonza: 58, Musanze: 53 and Rulindo: 52.
A total of 448,195 people have received the second vaccine shot since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program on 5th March 2021 while 8627 received the first dose yesterday.
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.