The statement released last night shows that new cases include entrants to the country and cross border traders.
These cases were found in Kigali: 31, Rubavu: 31 , Nyagatare: 10, Musanze: 6, Gakenke: 2, Bugesera: 2, Nyamagabe: 1, Nyanza: 1, Ngororero: 1, Karongi: 1, Huye: 1 and Burera: 1.’
The first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Rwanda on 14th March 2020. So far 6747 people have been tested positive out of 671,223 sample tests of whom 5996 have recovered, 695 are active cases while 56 have succumbed to the virus.
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.