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10 more Covid-19 cases recorded in Mahama Refugee Camp

10 people in Mahama Refugee Camp located in Kirehe District on Monday October 19 tested positive for Covid-19.

On the same day, eight cases were detected in Kigali.

 

The cluster of refugee camps was identified last week, whereby following Mahama, Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District also confirmed some Covid-19 cases.

 

Meanwhile, the country announced the recovery of 18 people on Monday.

 

So far, according to the Ministry of Health, 96 percent of all people who tested positive for Covid-19 in Rwanda have recovered.

The latest results were obtained from 1,373 sample tests taken in the last 24 hours.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic in Rwanda, the country has registered a total of 4,992 Covid-19 cases of whom 4,797 have already recovered.

Concerning testing, in total, Rwanda has carried out 535,782 tests of Covid-19.

So far, the country’s Covid-19 death toll stands at 34 people

editor@newtimesrwanda.com

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