Rwanda records 29 new COVID-19 cases, 76 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 26 November 2020 at 05:45

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced 29 new COVID-19 cases out of 2583 sample tests while 76 have recovered. The new figures bring the total number of new cases and recoveries to 5779 and 5317 respectively.

The statement from the Ministry released last night shows that 13 of new cases are inmates from Bugesera prison. Others include cases from Kigali city (9), Musanze (4), Gatsibo (2) and Rubavu (1).

Figures from MoH rates the prevalence of death toll at 0.8% and new cases at 1.1%.
The Ministry of Health confirmed the first case on 14th March 2020.

Since the COVID-19 outbreak in Rwanda, 5779 cases have been found out of 614 267 sample tests. 5317 of them have recovered, 415 are active cases while 47 have succumbed 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 to comply with government regulations, especially with frequent washing of hands and water and soap, wearing masks when leaving home or in public.


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