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Covid-19: Total confirmed cases cross 5,600-mark

34 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Rwanda, on Saturday, November 21.

This raised the tally of the country’s Covid-19 confirmed cases to 5,620. Of these, 5,163 have already recovered.


According to the Ministry of Health, of the new infections, 14 were identified in Rwamagana District, 8 in Rubavu District, six in Bugesera District and two in Musanze District.


Nyagatare District also reported two new infections, whereas Nyamasheke and Ngoma districts confirmed a single Covid-19 case each.


The latest update was obtained from 3,916 Covid-19 sample tests taken in the last 24 hours.

46 people have so far succumbed to Covid-19 in Rwanda.

The country has so far carried out 604,742 Covid-19 tests.

The Rwanda Biomedical Center on Friday announced that it is carrying out Covid-19 testing in schools across the country, adding that results from this exercise will be communicated soon.

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