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Covid-19: Rwanda registers 138 new infections

Rwanda on Wednesday, March 31, reported 138 new Covid-19 cases and one fatality linked to the virus. Gisagara District in Southern Province reported the highest number of daily infections, 47. Kigali City came second with 17 new Covid-19 cases. On the same day, 181 people recovered from Covid...

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 12:24am

Rwanda registers 155 new Covid-19 cases

Rwanda on Tuesday, March 30, reported 155 new Covid-19 cases and one fatality linked to the virus. On the same day, 141 people recovered from Covid-19. The new results were obtained from 7,792 sample tests collected in the last 24 hours. So far, the country has recorded a total of 21,645...

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 11:38pm

Covid-19: Three deaths confirmed, 79 new infections

A total 79 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Rwanda on Tuesday, March 23, according to the Ministry of Health. On the same day, 96 people recovered from the virus, while three succumbed to it. So far, overall, the country has confirmed 20,975 Covid-19 cases, whereby 19,310 of these have...

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 12:07am

68 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Rwanda

A total of 68 people tested positive for Covid-19 in Rwanda on Monday, March 22, according to latest statistics from the Ministry of Health. On the same day, 34 people recovered from the virus, while two succumbed to it. So far, overall, the country has confirmed 20,896 Covid-19 confirmed...

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 12:09am

Rwanda registers 130 new Covid-19 cases, three deaths

Rwanda on Friday, March 19, reported 130 new Covid-19 infections and three fatalities linked to the virus. On the same day, 136 people recovered from it. So far, the country has confirmed a total 20,681 cases, of whom 19,143 have already recovered. The Covid-19 death toll so far stands at 287...

Friday, March 19, 2021 - 11:54pm

Rwanda confirms 125 new Covid-19 cases

A total 125 Covid-19 infections were confirmed in Rwanda on Tuesday, March 2, raising the country’s tally of cases to 19,111. With additional 150 people who recovered from the virus on the same day, overall, 17,472 persons have recovered from Coronavirus. Tuesday also saw one person...

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 1:03am

Covid-19: Rwanda reports 136 new cases, three deaths

Rwanda on Monday, March 1, confirmed 136 new Covid-19 cases and registered three fatalities. On the same day, nine people recovered from the virus. So far, of the total 18,986 reported infections, 17,322 have recovered and 264 passed away. Meanwhile, according to the Ministry of Health’...

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:59am

Covid-19: Rwanda crosses one million tests

A total of 4,163 Covid-19 sample tests collected in the last 24 hours increased the country's total number of tests to 1,000,505. The tests were taken from mid-March last year when the Covid-19 pandemic was first confirmed in Rwanda. Meanwhile, on Friday, February 26, the country reported...

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 11:40pm

118 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Rwanda

Rwanda on Wednesday, February 24, reported 118 new Covid-19 cases and 13 recoveries. The country now has 18,443 total infections, of whom 17,264 have already recovered. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, one person succumbed to Covid-19, raising the death toll to 254. The new results were obtained...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:34pm

Rwanda records 126 new Covid-19 cases

Rwanda on Tuesday, February 23, reported 126 new Covid-19 cases and one fatality linked to the virus.  The latest results were obtained from 5,960 sample tests collected in the last 24 hours increased the country's total number of confirmed cases to 18,325. Currently, the death toll...

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 11:57pm

New daily Covid-19 cases fall by half

The following article was suggested by one of our readers—if there's an idea you would like us to cover, please submit it here. January 2021 was one of the most trying months in the effort to combat Covid-19 in Rwanda, with 6,921 new infections and 104 fatalities confirmed in...

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 9:18am

Rwanda confirms 146 new Covid-19 cases, three deaths

Rwanda on Monday, February 22, reported 146 new Covid-19 cases and three fatalities linked to the virus. The latest results obtained from 2,655 sample tests collected in the last 24 hours increased the country's total number of confirmed cases to 18,199.  The death toll stands at 252...

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:16am

Rwanda reports 122 new Covid-19 cases, three fatalities

Rwanda reported 122 new Covid-19 cases and three deaths linked to the virus on Wednesday, February 17. Overall, the country has confirmed 17,716 positive cases. In total, 243 people succumbed to Covid-19. On the same day, 443 people recovered from the virus. This raised the total number of...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 10:41pm

Covid-19: Rwanda registers highest recovery rate in two months

Rwanda on Tuesday, February 16, registered 350 new Covid-19 recoveries, raising the total number of recovered cases to 15,475. The tally represents 87.9 percent of the current 17,594 total confirmed cases of the virus. The last time the country recorded such a percentage was last year on...

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 12:32am

Covid-19: Rwanda records 146 infections, three deaths

Rwanda confirmed 146 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, February 3, raising the country’s total number of infections to 15,834. On the same day, three people; a 105-year-old woman, and two men aged 52 and 85, succumbed to the virus. So far, the country’s Covid-19 death toll stands at...

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 10:37pm

Kigali remains Covid-19 hotspot as Rwanda records 229 new cases

Rwanda on Tuesday, February 2, reported 229 new cases, making it the highest number reported in the past two days. The cases were reported from 4,257 tests that were carried out on the same day. Just like the past few weeks, Kigali city remains a leading hotspot for the pandemic with 57...

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 12:45am

Covid-19: Rwanda records 289 new cases

On Tuesday, January 19, Rwanda reported 289 new cases of Covid-19,  and 114 of these were from Kigali. The city has for some time become a hotspot for the virus, something that compelled the government to place it under a 15-day lockdown. According to the daily update from the...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 12:30am

108 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Kigali on Tuesday

The Ministry of Health reported 108 new cases of Covid-19 in the city of Kigali on Tuesday, January 12. In total, the country registered 166 new cases on the day: 108 from Kigali; 18 from Huye; 9 from Kirehe; 7 from Rwamagana; 7 from Nyagatare; 6 from Rubavu; 6 from Muhanga; 3 from Nyamasheke; 1...

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 11:20pm

Covid-19: Rwanda records 4 deaths as fatality rate reaches 124

On Monday January 11, the Covid-19 fatality rate in the country rose from 1.2 to 1.3 percent as 4 new deaths were recorded on the day, taking the total number of those who have died from the virus to 124. According to an update from the Rwanda Biomedical on Monday evening, the four people that...

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 10:28pm

Covid-19: Rwanda reports five more deaths, 107 new cases

On Tuesday, January 5, five people succumbed to Covid-19 in Rwanda and 107 others tested positive for the virus. All the deceased were men whose age range between 45 and 69. Currently, the Covid-19 death toll stands at 110, whereas the total number of Covid-19 confirmed cases is 8,955. Of...

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 11:42pm