The statement released last night shows that the majority of new cases were found in Southern Province: 173 whereby Huye district registered 75 cases, Gisagara: 35 and Ruhango: 28.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 22684 have been tested positive of whom 20594 have recovered, 1779 are active cases, 5 are critically ill while 311 have succumbed to the virus.
A total of 348,926 people have been vaccinated 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.