The deceased include 11 women and 6 men from Kigali city, Rusizi, Gicumbi, Nyanza, Musanze, Bugesera, Karongi and Huye districts.
The statement released last night shows that 913 people have caught the virus out of 8664 sample tests while 1005 recovered.
The majority of new cases were found in Musanze: 152, Kigali: 140 and Kayonza: 91.
Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Since then, 58 235 people have been tested positive of whom 41 046 recovered, 16 523 are active cases, 89 are critically ill while 666 have succumbed to the virus.
A total of 406, 004 people have been vaccinated since Rwanda began countrywide inoculation programme 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.