The deceased include two women from Huye (aged 45) and Kigali (aged 43) respectively as well as two men from Kigali aged 61 and 33.
The statement released last night shows that 127 people caught the virus yesterday while 27 recovered.
The majority of new cases were found in Kigali: 47, Rubavu: 23, Musanze: 11 and Huye: 10.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 27 434 have been tested positive of whom 26 277 recovered, 793 are active cases, 7 are critically ill while 364 have succumbed to the virus.
A total of 376, 182 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program.
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.