COVID-19

Rwanda’s Covid-19 cases hit 900

The confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) diagnosed on Rwandan territory have reached the 900-mark, following the positive diagnosis of 22 new cases from tests carried out on Sunday, June 28. The same day also has seen 30 patients discharged from the Covid-19 treatment centres...

Sunday, June 28, 2020 - 10:53pm

Rwanda’s coronavirus recoveries surpass 400

Rwanda’s coronavirus recoveries tally has reached 413 after 15 new patients were discharged from Covid-19 treatment centres on Saturday, June 27. According to the daily Covid-19 update by the Ministry of Health, 20 new cases were recorded in the last twenty-four hours, bringing the number...

Saturday, June 27, 2020 - 11:35pm

Covid-19: Rwanda records highest recoveries in a week

Rwanda on Friday, June 26 reported 8 new Covid-19 cases, the least since the beginning of this week. The same day also saw thirteen people discharged from Covid-19 treatment centres, which is also the highest number of people discharged in one day since the beginning of this week. The new...

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 10:07pm

Rwanda reports 20 new cases of Covid-19

Rwanda on Thursday, June 25 recorded 20 new coronavirus cases. This brought the tally of confirmed cases to 850 countrywide. On the same day, nine patients were discharged from treatment centres after recovery, increasing the overall recovery count to 385. All these new cases were drawn...

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 9:59pm

Rwanda reports 32 new Covid-19 cases

Rwanda on Wednesday, June 24 confirmed 32 new Covid-19 cases and 5 recoveries, bringing the tally of active cases to 452 against 376 of recovered ones. Of the new cases, one case was reported from Nyagatare District in the Eastern Province. According to the Ministry of Health, the new case...

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 11:41pm

After 100 days, Rwanda records 798 cases of Covid-19

After 100 days of Coronavirus pandemic’s outbreak in Rwanda, the country has significantly scaled up its virus testing capacity. On June 23, Rwanda conducted 4,568 tests, the highest in a day since the country recorded the first Covid-19 case on March 14, on its soil. Among these...

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 9:51pm

Covid-19: Active cases pass 400 mark in Rwanda

Rwanda on Monday, June 22 reported 59 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the tally of active cases to 415. The same day also saw eleven people discharged from Covid-19 treatment centre, taking the overall recovery count to 370. In a daily update on the pandemic by the Ministry of Health, it was...

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 11:39pm

Asymptomatic Covid-19 infections show weaker immune response: study

BEIJING– Chinese researchers have revealed that the asymptomatic infections of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) have a weaker immune response compared with the symptomatic ones. A research team from the Chongqing Medical University studied 37 asymptomatic cases, aging from eight to...

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 4:30pm

Covid-19: Rwanda confirms 26 new cases, some found in Kigali

Rwanda on Sunday, June 21 reported 26 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the tally of active cases to 367 against 359 recoveries. In a daily update on the pandemic by the Ministry of Health, it was noted that of the new cases; 18 were detected in Rusizi district, two at Rusumo and 6 cases found in...

Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 10:16pm

Covid-19 cases surpass 700-mark in Rwanda

Rwanda on Saturday, June 20 reported 41 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 702. The latest total number of new infections has been the highest number of daily cases that Rwanda has recorded since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.  According to the Ministry...

Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 11:11pm

Covid-19: Rusizi, Rusumo remain hotspots as 15 new cases are recorded

Rwanda on Friday, June 19 reported 15 new cases of Covid-19, who according to the Ministry of Health, are linked to the Rusizi and Rusumo clusters. “New cases driven by the Rusizi and Rusumo clusters,” the Ministry noted in its Covid-19 daily update. The two areas have been the...

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 11:38pm

Covid-19: Dozens of new cases for 4th successive day

Rwanda on Tuesday, June 16 reported 24 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 636 since mid-March when the country registered her first case. According to the Ministry of Health, new cases relate to Rusizi cluster, as well as repatriated Rwandans. The results were...

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 10:45pm

Covid-19 cases in Rwanda surpass 600 mark

Rwanda on Monday, June 15, reported 30 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 612 since mid-March when the country registered her first case. According to the Ministry of Health, the new cases are linked to the Rusizi and Rusumo clusters, as well as repatriated...

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 12:25am

Rwanda reports highest number of daily Covid-19 cases

Rwanda on Saturday, June 13 reported 31 new Covid-19 confirmed cases- the highest since mid-March when the country registered her first case. On the same day, 11 patients were discharged from treatment centres after recovery. The results were from 2,043 sample tests. In a statement, the...

Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 6:30am

Rwanda’s coronavirus cases cross 500 mark

Rwanda’s coronavirus cases have increased to 510 after 16 cases were registered in the country on Friday, June 12, according to the latest update from the Ministry of Health. According to the Ministry’s daily Covid-19 update, the new cases are related to the Rusizi cluster and...

Saturday, June 13, 2020 - 1:03am

Covid-19: Rwanda records 13 new cases, seven recoveries

Rwanda on Wednesday, June 10 confirmed 13 more cases of coronavirus, bringing the nationwide toll to 476. Seven patients recovered from the virus, raising the overall recovery count to 307. According to the Ministry of Health, the new cases are linked to Rusizi and Rusumo clusters. “...

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 9:54pm

Rwanda Covid-19 recovery cases reach 300

Rwanda has reported 12 new cases of Covid-19 and three recoveries, bringing the total number of patients who have recovered from the virus to 300 and 463 confirmed cases. According to the Ministry of Health, the new cases are linked to Rusizi and Rusumo clusters. “The new cases relate...

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 9:29pm

Rwanda Covid-19 recoveries close in on 300-mark

The number of people who have recovered from the novel coronavirus in Rwanda is about to hit 300, according to figures from the Ministry of Health.  The ministry's daily Covid-19 update, released on June 8, indicated that a dozen new cases had been reported with seven recoveries in the...

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 10:28pm

Rwanda confirms 8 more Covid-19 cases

Rwanda on Sunday, June 7, reported 8 new Covid-19 cases and 7 recoveries, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 439 of whom 290 have recovered. According to the Ministry of Health, the new cases are linked to Rusizi cluster. The latest update was obtained from 1,318 sample tests. In total...

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 12:29am

11 more Covid-19 cases in Rwanda

Rwanda on Saturday, June 6 reported 11 new Covid-19 cases and one recovery, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 431 of whom 283 have recovered. According to the Ministry of Health, the new cases are linked to Rusizi and Rusumo clusters. “The new cases relate to the Rusizi and...

Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 10:21pm

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