COVID-19

Covid-19: Rwanda records single-digit infections again

For the third day running, Rwanda has recorded single-digit infections after seven new Covid-19 cases and 21 recoveries were announced on Wednesday, August 06. Since Tuesday, the number of recoveries has been more than new positive cases recorded. Of the new cases, according to the Ministry...

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 4:10am

Rwanda reports 15 more Covid-19 recoveries

Rwanda on Wednesday, August 05, recorded 15 new Covid-19 recoveries and 5 confirmed cases. This is the second consecutive day that the country reported more recoveries than positive cases. Of the new cases, according to the Ministry of Health, four were detected in Kigali among residents of...

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 11:33pm

Rwanda records 53 Covid-19 recoveries

Rwanda on Tuesday, August 4, reported 53 new Covid-19 recoveries. This is the highest number of recoveries since July 28. On the same, the country confirmed 7 new Covid-19 cases. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, four were reported from Rusizi District among contacts...

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 11:28pm

Covid-19: Over 275 thousand tests conducted so far

The Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) on Monday reported 30 new Covid-19 infections and 25 recoveries. The new cases drives the tally to 2,092 infections and 1,169 recoveries. The positive cases were diagnosed from 3,491 tests. So far, total tests exceed 275,000. Most infections (13) were...

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 11:55pm

Covid-19: Police cautions against house parties

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has cautioned against holding home events and other unnecessary gatherings, which could fuel the spread of Covid-19 infections. RNP spokesperson, Commissioner of Police John Bosco Kabera said that although the rate of compliance to Covid-19 directives and guidelines...

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 10:27pm

Rwanda confirms 69 new cases of coronavirus

Rwanda, on Sunday, July 26, confirmed 69-nine new coronavirus cases, of which fifty were from the neighbourhoods under lockdown. Among the new cases identified from neighbourhoods under lockdown, 34 were in Kigali, 16 from Nyamasheke whereas 16 cases were traced from contacts of previously...

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 6:42am

Rwanda records 23 more Covid-19 cases

Rwanda on Saturday, July 25, reported 23 new Covid-19 cases and 7 recoveries. The results were obtained from 4,330 sample tests conducted in the last 24 hours. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 11 were reported in Kigali among residents of high-risk areas and ...

Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 7:32am

Rwanda’s coronavirus recovery count hits 900

Rwanda, on July 24, discharged 11 new coronavirus patients after full recovery, bringing the Covid-19 overall recovery count to 900. According to the Ministry of Health’s daily update on Covid-19, the same day also saw 19 new coronavirus cases identified, bringing the tally of confirmed...

Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 12:57am

Covid-19 cases cross the 1,700-mark in Rwanda

Rwanda on Thursday, July 23 recorded 21 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 1,710 since outbreak of this pandemic in the country in mid-March. According to a statement by the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, seven were confirmed in Kigali among residents...

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 7:59pm

Covid-19: More 21 cases confirmed in Kigali

Rwanda on Wednesday, July 22 recorded 34 new Covid-19 cases, most of whom were detected in Kigali. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 21 were confirmed in Kigali and were said to be contacts of positive cases as well as residents of villages under...

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 11:56pm

Covid-19: Rwanda registers record 7,000 tests in a day

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday, July 21 announced they had carried out 7,039 sample tests in a single day. This is contained in its daily Covid-19 update, during which they said they registed 26 new cases and 10 recoveries over 24 hours. This is the first time to carry out such a...

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 12:44am

88-year-old woman dies of Covid-19 in Rwanda

Rwanda on Saturday, July 18 recorded her fifth Covid-19 death. The deceased was an 88-year-old woman. “Condolences to the family of the 88-year-old woman who passed away in Nyamasheke,” the Ministry of Health said in its daily update on the pandemic. Although the Ministry did not...

Sunday, July 19, 2020 - 6:55am

Covid-19: Kigali confirms 12 new cases

Rwanda on Friday, July 17 confirmed 12 new coronavirus cases, all recorded in Kigali. According to the Ministry of Health, the new infections were all registered from a high-risk isolated cluster.  The figures brought the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 1,485.H...

Friday, July 17, 2020 - 11:31pm

Covid-19: Rwanda records 38 cases, 21 recoveries

Rwanda on Sunday, July 12, confirmed 38 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 1,337 of whom 684 have recovered. The same day also saw different Covid-19 treatment centers discharging 21 new patients.  This lowered the tally of active cases to 649. Of the new...

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 6:47am

Covid-19: Second detention center confirms cluster in Nyabihu

Rwanda on Friday, July 10, confirmed 42 new Covid-19 cases, of which 17 were identified from a detention center in Nyabihu. The rest of the cases included 16 returnees and tests of high risk groups in Kigali, five new cases in Rusizi district and four from Nyamagabe. According to the Ministry...

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 1:14am

Rwanda's coronavirus recoveries surpass active cases

Rwanda on Thursday, July 9, reported 16 new Covid-19 cases and 13 recoveries. Of the new cases, according to the statement of the Ministry of Health, seven were from Rusizi, four from Kirehe, one from Ngoma and the other four from Kigali. The new figures brought the tally of active cases to...

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 5:55am

49 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Kigali

Rwanda on Tuesday,July 7, reported 59 new Covid-19 cases and 20 recoveries. Of the new cases, said the Ministry of Health in a statement, 49 cases were confirmed in Kigali and included residents of Kigali Transit Centre and those in villages of Kicukiro district which are currently under...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 10:28pm

Rwanda surpasses 150,000 coronavirus tests

 Rwanda’s coronavirus tests surpassed 150,000 on Thursday, July 2, after 3,737 tests were conducted on the same day. The test results showed that 21 new cases were identified, of which seven were from Kigali, five from Rusizi, five from Ngoma and four from Kirehe. The new cases...

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 6:40am

Rwanda reports third Covid-19 death

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday, July 1, announced the death of a 51-year-old Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) officer who succumbed to Covid-19, becoming the third person to die from this pandemic in Rwanda. According to a statement from the ministry, the deceased had an underlying condition...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 11:34pm

72 Covid-19 cases confirmed in detention centre in Rwanda

Rwanda on Monday, June 29 reported 101 new positive cases of Covid-19 bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 1,001 against 443 recoveries. The latest update was obtained from 2,498 sample tests carried out in the last 24 hours. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 22 are...

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 11:38pm

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