Among others, 132 cases have been found, 259 have recovered while 16 patients are critically ill.
Rwanda confirmed the first COVID-19 patient on 14th March 2020. Since then, 17 200 people have been tested positive out of 938 902 sample tests of whom 13 937 have recovered, 3027 are active cases while 236 have succumbed to the virus.
Figures from the Ministry of Health shows that the prevalence of new infections, recoveries and deaths stands at 3%, 81% and 1.3% respectively.
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.