COVID-19

Lions Club Kigali Doyen joins fight against Covid-19

Members of Lions Club Kigali Doyen on Tuesday joined the nationwide drive to contain the spread of the global pandemic, Covid-19 by donating 1,272 litres of hand sanitizer to the Ministry of Health. The club is part of the Lions Clubs International, the world’s largest volunteer service...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 9:35pm

Rwanda registers one more Covid-19 death

A 58-year-old man succumbed to Covid-19 in Rwanda, becoming the 27th life to be taken by the pandemic in Rwanda. On the same day, the country recorded 12 new Covid-19 recoveries and 11 positive cases. Of the new cases, 7 were detected in Kigali among contacts of previously confirmed...

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 10:30pm

Rwanda records 51 more Covid-19 recoveries

Rwanda on Sunday, September 20, registered 51 new Covid-19 recoveries, raising the tally of those who have recovered from the pandemic to 2,961. On the same day, the country reported 22 new Covid-19 cases of the pandemic. Of the new cases, 14 were detected in Kigali's high-risk groups,...

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 6:03am

Rwanda’s Covid-19 recoveries hit 2,900

Rwanda on Saturday, September 19, recorded 65 new Covid-19 recoveries, raising the tally of Covid-19 patients that recovered from the pandemic to 2,910. On the same day, the country registered the death of a 26-year-old woman who succumbed to the pandemic in Kigali. So far, the country’...

Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 1:32am

Rwanda registers two more Covid-19 deaths

Rwanda on Friday, September 18, recorded two new Covid-19 deaths, one who was 29 years old and another one aged 80. According to the Ministry of Health, both deceased passed away in Kigali. The latest demise brings the country’s Covid-19 death toll to 25 people. On Thursday, Rwanda...

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 12:10am

Rwanda registers another Covid-19 death

After almost a week, Rwanda on Thursday, September 17, registered one Covid-19 death, a 48-year-old man in Kigali. This increased the Covid-19 death toll in the country to 23. On the same day, the country reported 28 recoveries.  This brought the total number of recovered Covid-19...

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:16am

Rwanda records 22 more Covid-19 recoveries

Rwanda on Wednesday, September 16, registered 22 new recoveries of Covid-19 and 10 new cases. The results raised the tally of recovered cases to 2,789 against 1,823 active cases of the pandemic.  According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, five were detected in Kigali's...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:56pm

Covid-19: Rwanda registers 31 more recoveries

Rwanda on Tuesday, September 15, recorded 31 new recoveries of Covid-19 and 22 new cases of the pandemic. The latest recoveries follows a record of the 180 recoveries reported on Monday. The new update raised the tally of confirmed cases to 4,624, of whom 2,767 have already recovered....

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11:35pm

RBC receives 100,000 KF94 face masks

The Korean Embassy in Rwanda has donated 100,000 masks worth of $100,000 to Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) in a bid to support Rwanda's efforts to tackle the coronavirus, or Covid-19. The KF94 masks were handed over at a ceremony held on September 11, 2020 at the Kigali International Airport...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 4:44pm

Covid-19: Rwanda registers record 180 recoveries in a day

Rwanda on Monday, September 14, registered 180 recoveries of Covid-19 and 11 new cases of the pandemic. This is the highest number of people to recover in a single day. The new cases raised the tally of confirmed cases to 4,602, of which 2,736 have already recovered. According to the...

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 11:00pm

Covid-19: Rwanda’s recoveries cross 2,500 as 94 more cases are recorded

Rwanda on Saturday, September 12, recorded 94 new Covid-19 recoveries, raising the tally of recovered cases to 2,544. On the same day, 31 new Covid-19 cases were reported. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 29 were detected among high-risk groups and contacts of confirmed...

Sunday, September 13, 2020 - 12:39am

Rwanda registers third Covid-19 death in a week

The Ministry of Health on Thursday, September 10, announced the death of a 62-year-old woman who succumbed to the pandemic in Kigali. The deceased is the third to be registered this week, following other two women, one aged 70 years old and another one aged 71 years, who also...

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 12:59am

Rwanda records another Covid-19 death, 21 new cases

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday, September 9, announced the death of a 71-year-old woman who succumbed to Covid-19 in Kigali. So far, the country’s Covid-19 death toll stands at 21 people. The deceased is the second to be registered this week, following another 70 year-old...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 10:32pm

Rwanda: Covid-19 deaths reach 20

A 70-year-old woman succumbed to Covid-19 in Kigali, raising the tally of Covid-19 deaths recorded in Rwanda to 20 people since the pandamic brokeout in the country in mid-March. On the same day, 36 recoveries and 30 new positive cases were registered. According to the Ministry of...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 11:26pm

Covid-19: Rwanda records 36 more recoveries

Rwanda on Monday, September 7, reported 36 new Covid-19 recoveries, raising the tally of recovered cases to 2,271. On the same day, the country confirmed 35 new positive cases of the pandemic. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 25 were identified in Kigali's high risk...

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 10:57pm

WHO working with China on Covid-19 vaccine approval

The World Health Organization has announced that it is working with the government of China on requirements for international approval of any Chinese Covid-19 vaccine. The development was announced Monday evening during a press briefing in Geneva. Mariangela Simao, the organisation’s...

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 8:30pm

Covid-19: Rwanda registers another death, 36 recoveries

On Sunday, September 6, Rwanda announced the death of a 76-year-old woman who succumbed to Covid-19 in Kigali. The tragedy raised the country's Covid-19 death toll to 19 people. On the same day, 36 new Covid-19 recoveries were reported and 25 positive cases. The results obtained from 3...

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 6:17am

Covid-19: Recoveries surpass active cases again as one dies

Rwanda's Covid-19 recoveries have once again surpassed the number of active cases for the first time in days after 92 patients recovered from the pandemic on Thursday.  According to a daily status update from the ministry of health, the country recorded 37 new cases on the same day....

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 12:14am

Covid-19: Rwanda registers another death, 76 new cases

A 71 year-old Rwandan on Wednesday, September 2, succumbed to Covid-19, raising the tally of those who have succumbed to the pandemic to 17 since the outbreak of the pandemic. According to the Ministry of Health, the deceased passed away in Rusizi district, Western Province. On the same day,...

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 11:32pm

Covid-19: 79 more cases confirmed in Rwanda

Rwanda on Tuesday, September 1, reported 79 new Covid-19 cases, of whom 51 were confirmed in Kigali’s high risk groups, according to the Ministry of Health’s daily update on the pandemic in the country. However, the ministry did not specify which clusters these groups are linked to...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 11:03pm

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