COVID-19

Rwanda reports 13 more Covid-19 cases

Rwanda on Thursday, June 4 reported 13 more Covid-19 cases which, according to the Ministry of Health, are all linked to the Rusizi cluster. On the same day, nine patients were discharged from treatment centres after recovery.  The new cases were identified from 1,369 sample tests....

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 10:51pm

Covid-19: All 13 new cases linked to Rusizi cluster

Rusizi District has become an epicentre of Novel Coronavirus cases in Rwanda, registering all the 13 new cases recorded over the last 24 hours in the country. The Ministry of Health said in their daily status update on Wednesday, June 3, that the new positive cases had been identified...

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 12:52am

Rwanda records second Covid-19 death

A second person has succumbed to the Covid-19 pandemic in Rwanda three days after the country recorded its first coronavirus fatality. The Ministry of Health said in a nightly Covid-19 update on Tuesday, June 2, that the latest victim was a 24 year-old policewoman who was serving abroad and...

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 6:09am

Rwanda reports 11 new cases of Covid-19

Rwanda on Sunday, May 31 confirmed 11 new cases of Covid-19 and six recoveries. According to the Ministry of Health, the new cases consist of returning residents, and cross-border truck drivers and traders. In a statement, the Ministry also noted that patients are in isolation and their...

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 5:38am

Rwanda registers first Covid-19 death

Rwanda has recorded the first coronavirus death.  According to the Ministry of Health’s daily update, the deceased was a 65-year old truck driver who was residing in a neighbouring country. After seriously falling ill, the patient decided to return to his home country. The man...

Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 10:54pm

Rwanda records three more coronavirus cases

Rwanda on Thursday, May 28 confirmed three new cases of coronavirus out of 1,766 people who were tested in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health. So far, Rwanda has registered 349 Covid-19 cases cumulatively, of which 245 have fully recovered whereas 104 are still in treatment...

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 7:44am

Covid-19: Mass testing for taxi moto operators

Barely one week before the ‘taxi motos’ are back on the streets, about 1,000 of them have been tested for Covid-19 as the baseline, in a move government says will continue in the coming weeks. The taxi motos, which have not been carrying passengers since March 21 will next week on...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 3:06pm

Rwanda discharges six more coronavirus patients

Rwanda recorded six new recoveries of coronavirus Tuesday, reducing the number of active cases to 95 and raising the number of recoveries to 244. Out of 1,074 people who were tested for the virus on May 26, three emerged positive. So far Rwanda has registered 339 Covid-19 cases cumulatively....

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 10:16pm

Rwanda records nine more cases of COVID-19

Out of 892 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours, nine tested positive for COVID-19, the Ministry of Health reported on Monday, May 25. One patient recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 238. At least some 98 cases remain active. A total of 336 positive cases of COVID-...

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 10:52pm

Rwanda records four new coronavirus cases, five recoveries

Rwanda on Saturday, May 23 confirmed four new cases of coronavirus and five recoveries.  This takes the tally of total confirmed cases to 325 of whom 227 have recovered. All the positive samples were from cross-border truck drivers who were immediately isolated upon entry. Abarwayi...

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 8:38pm

COVID-19: Five more discharged from hospital

Rwanda’s tally of recovered coronavirus patients has reached 222 after five patients were discharged in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported on Friday, May 22. Out of 1,568 samples that were tested for COVID-19, only one was positive bringing the tally of active cases to...

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 11:54pm

Rwanda records 6 new COVID-19 cases

Out of over 1,083 samples that were tested in the last 24 hours, 6 came out COVID-19 positive, the Ministry of Health reported on Thursday, May 21. All the 6 new cases were imported at Rusumo, at the Rwanda-Tanzania border. All patients are in isolation and had zero contact with the community...

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 9:29pm

Rwanda reports 7 new recoveries of COVID-19

Rwanda has on Wednesday, May 20 reported seven new recoveries and six new cases of COVID-19. This brought the country’s tally of total confirmed cases to 314, of which 216 have been discharged from treatment centers after recovery. According to the Ministry of Health, the latest results...

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 8:22pm

Rwanda reports 11 new cases of COVID-19, all long distance truckers

Rwanda on Tuesday, May 19 confirmed 11 new cases of coronavirus and six recoveries.  This takes the tally of total confirmed cases to 308 of whom 209 have recovered. All the positive samples were from inter-country truck drivers and their staff who upon arrival at the border are tested...

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 7:32am

Rwanda discharges 19 more coronavirus patients

Rwanda on Sunday, May 17, discharged 19 more COVID-19 patients, the highest number of recovered patients in a day ever since the country confirmed the pandemic on its soil.  This raised the total number of recovered patients to 197 against 95 active cases. Out of 1,135 tests carried out...

Sunday, May 17, 2020 - 9:49pm

COVID-19: Rwanda reports two new cases

After two consecutive days with zero new COVID-19 confirmed cases, Rwanda on Saturday, May 16 reported two new cases of COVID-19 and one recovery, bringing the tally of total confirmed cases to 289 of which 178 have recovered. The latest results, according to a daily update from the...

Sunday, May 17, 2020 - 10:28am

Four more patients recover from COVID-19

On Thursday, May 14, Rwanda recorded 4 more recoveries that brought the total number of recoveries to 168. No new positive case was recorded among 895 samples that were tested in the previous 24 hours. The total cases are 287 and active cases remain 119, many of which were tested in truck...

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 9:35pm

Three more coronavirus patients discharged

Rwanda on Tuesday, May 12, discharged three more patients who recovered from COVID-19 and reported one new case. The results were drawn from 574 samples tested. Out of the 286 confirmed cases so far, 153 patients have recovered with active cases at 133. There are no deaths. The Ministry of...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 10:15pm

COVID-19: Rwanda reports ten recoveries, one new case

Rwanda on Monday, May 11 reported ten recoveries of COVID-19 and one new confirmed case. This brought the tally of COVID-19 recovery cases in the country to 150, against 135 active cases. The latest update by the Ministry of Health was from 380 sample tests, the lowest sample of tests since...

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 10:24pm

Rwanda records four new cases of COVID-19

Rwanda has reported four new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, May 10. The cases were diagnosed among over 1,040 samples that were tested in the previous 24 hours. The number brought the total active COVID-19 cases to 144 as opposed to 140 recoveries. According to the update released by the...

Sunday, May 10, 2020 - 8:55pm

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