New positive cases have been on steady rise after the country confirmed the emergence of a new variant of COVID-19 dubbed Omicron.
The 2083 were detected among 22,797 sample tests taken on 29th December 2021. They are an addition to more 128,404 tests conducted in one week.
The statement released last night shows that 22 patients have been admitted bringing the total number of people admitted at treatment centers to 76 in seven days while five are critically ill.
The country has also reported zero COVID-19 deaths while the death toll in seven days remained four.
Overall, a total of 1348 have succumbed to the virus since the pandemic emerged in Rwanda last year in March.
Among others; over 7.6 million people have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine while 5,467,913 have been fully vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation program on 5th March 2021.