Six (6) new COVID-19 cases were identified out of 2224 samples tested in Rwanda Saturday. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to four thousand, nine hundred, and seventy-one(4971).
To date, four thousand, seven hundred, and sixty-eight (4768) patients have recovered and been discharged, including one hundred and four (104) in the past 24 hours. The number of active cases is one hundred, and sixty-nine (169) and thirty-four (34) deaths.
The new cases are in Kigali (1), Kirehe (4) new cases in a refugee camp, and Gicumbi (1); heightened vigilance is required everywhere.
The COVID-19 prevention measures announced by the Government of Rwanda must continue to be rigorously observed, especially frequent hand-washing and physical distancing. In addition, face masks must be worn in public and multi-family compounds.
To date, four thousand, seven hundred, and sixty-eight (4768) patients have recovered and been discharged, including one hundred and four (104) in the past 24 hours
Withholding information related to contact tracing or COVID-19 symptoms jeopardise public safety and will be punished in accordance with applicable laws.
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The key symptoms of coronavirus are dry cough, shortness of breath, and fever. Automated screening is available by dialling *114#. Symptoms can also be reported to a medical professional, or as follows:
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