Rwanda records 46 new COVID-19 cases, 19 recoveries

By IGIHE
On 9 December 2020 at 10:09

The Ministry of Health has reported 46 new COVID-19 cases out of 3855 sample tests and 19 new recoveries.

The statement released last night shows that new cases were found in Kigali: 24, Rubavu: 10, Bugesera: 6, Kirehe: 3, Rusizi: 2 and Rwamagana: 1.

Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 case on 14th March 2020.

So far 6237 people have been infected out of 650,688 sample tests of which 5715 have recovered, 471 are active cases while death toll stands at 51.

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.


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