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Rwanda reports 36 new Covid-19 cases

36 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Rwanda on Wednesday, November 18, raising the tally of the country's positive cases to 5,543. The results were obtained from 2,392 Covid-19 sample tests taken in the last 24 hours. Seven of the new cases were detected in Kigali, whereas Gisagara...

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 7:20pm

Rwanda registers two new Covid-19 deaths, 20 infections

Two men, both aged 45, succumbed to Covid-19 in Rwanda on Monday, November 9, raising the tally of the country’s Covid-19 death toll to 38. Both victims passed away in Rwamagana district, the same district where 14 new Covid-19 infections were recorded on the same day. Earlier in the...

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 11:38pm

Rwanda reports 7 more Covid-19 infections

Seven more people tested positive for Covid-19 in Rwanda, on Tuesday, November 3. Of the new infections that were obtained from 1,604 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, two are from Kigali and four from Nyagatare district. One Covid-19 case was also identified in Rusizi district. On the...

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 10:52pm

Covid-19: New spike of cases in Mahama Refugee Camp

40 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Mahama Refugee Camp located in Kirehe District, Eastern Province, on Wednesday, October 28. This is the highest number of daily infections to be registered in a refugee camp in Rwanda, after the record of 27 Covid-19 cases that were reported in Mahama...

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:57pm

Covid-19: Mahama Refugee Camp registers more cases

The Ministry of Health has announced that 35 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Rwanda on Friday, October 23. Of the new cases, 27 were identified in Mahama Refugee Camp located in Kirehe district, Eastern Province. The cluster of refugee camps was identified last week, whereby...

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 11:13pm

Covid-19: Four cases confirmed in Kigali

Four people tested positive for Covid-19 in Kigali on Tuesday, October 20. The results, according to the Ministry of Health, were obtained from 997 tests taken in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, the country reported no single recovery. So far, according to the Ministry of Health, 96 percent...

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 11:23pm

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...

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:01am

Nine Covid-19 infections detected in refugee camp as active cases drop

Rwanda on Friday, October 16, reported 12 new Covid-19 cases, of whom 9 were identified in Kiziba Refugee Camp located in Karongi District, Western Province. Three cases were also detected in Kigali. The new cluster was discovered on Wednesday, whereby 26 Covid-19 cases were confirmed...

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 11:45pm

26 new Covid-19 infections detected in a refugee camp

Rwanda on Wednesday, October 14, reported 32 new Covid-19 cases, of whom 26 were confirmed in Mahama Refugee Camp in Kirehe District, Eastern Province. Gatsibo District also reported three new infections of the pandemic, while Rubavu and Gicumbi districts confirmed two Covid-19 cases and one...

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 11:28pm

Steady drop in Covid-19 active cases as recoveries surge

Rwanda is continuing to experience a drop in new cases of Covid-19 and an increase in recoveries. A daily update from the Rwanda Biomedical Centre on Tuesday October 13 showed that only three new cases were registered on the day, as 253 patients recovered  from the virus. The three new...

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 9:33pm

Rwanda records another Covid-19 death, 8 infections among truck drivers

A 51-year-old man succumbed to Covid-19 in Rwanda on Monday, October 12, raising the tally of the country’s virus fatalities to 32. On the same day, eight new infections of the pandemic were reported, of which eight are truck drivers in Nyagatare District, Eastern Province. Kayonza...

Monday, October 12, 2020 - 11:41pm

Rwanda registers 30th Covid-19 death

Covid-19 deaths reached 30 in Rwanda as one person succumbed to the virus on Friday October 9. According to Rwanda Biomedical Centre's daily update,  the deceased was a 41 year old Rwandan woman.  She died in Kigali. On the same day,  five new cases of the virus were...

Friday, October 9, 2020 - 11:14pm

Rwanda records over 160 Covid-19 recoveries

A total of 162 people recovered from Covid-19 in Rwanda on Wednesday, October 7, the same day 10 people tested positive of the pandemic. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, seven of the new cases were detected in Kigali, two in Gatsibo District and one in Nyagatare District...

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 11:11pm

Rwanda records six more Covid-19 cases

Rwanda on Tuesday, October 6, reported six new Covid-19 cases, maintaining a streak of recording few cases of the virus for a number of days. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, three were detected in Nyagatare District, two in Kigali City, while one case was recorded in...

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 11:36pm

Govt warns against complacency as Rwanda’s daily Covid-19 cases drop

The Director General of Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC), Dr. Sabin Nsanzimana has urged the public not to let their guard down in the fight against Covid-19, following a sustained decline in daily registered cases. He said this after the country on Monday, October 5, recorded a single...

Monday, October 5, 2020 - 11:49pm

Covid-19: Rwanda edges closer toward 500,000 tests

Four people tested positive for Covid-19 in Rwanda on Wednesday, September 30. Kigali, Gatsibo, Nyamagabe and Rubavu districts confirmed a single Covid-19 case each. On the same day, 29 people recovered from the pandemic. The latest results were obtained from 2,087 tests conducted in the...

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 11:11pm

Rwanda records 8 more Covid-19 recoveries

8 more people recovered from Covid-19 in Rwanda on Tuesday, September 29, raising the tally of recoveries to 3,125. On the same day, the country reported four new Covid-19 cases. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, three were detected in Kigali, while the remaining case was...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 11:35pm

Covid-19: Rwanda records 12 new cases

Eighteen more people recovered from Covid-19 in Rwanda on Monday, September 28, raising the tally of recoveries to 3,117. On the same day, the country reported 12 new Covid-19 cases. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, nine were detected in Kigali, while three were...

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 12:10am

Rwanda records 18 more Covid-19 recoveries

Eighteen more people have recovered from Covid-19 in Rwanda while 16 new positive cases were confirmed Tuesday, September 23, the Ministry of Health said in its nightly virus update.   Of the new confirmed cases, 11 were detected among Kigali’s high risk groups while five...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:50am

Covid-19: Rwanda registers 31 more recoveries

Rwanda on Tuesday, September 15, recorded 31 new recoveries of Covid-19 and 22 new cases of the pandemic. The latest recoveries follows a record of the 180 recoveries reported on Monday. The new update raised the tally of confirmed cases to 4,624, of whom 2,767 have already recovered....

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 11:35pm

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