KIGALI – Seven more Covid-19 infections have been confirmed in Rwanda, bringing the total number of coronavirus infections in the country to eighty two.
In a statement dated April 1st, 2020, which Africa Tembelea has seen, the health Ministry confirmed this news and said the seven new cases include one (1) traveler who arrived from Dubai, another one (1) who arrived from UK and two (2) other travelers with frequent travel in the region.
Three (3) other contacts were identified from previously confirmed positive cases.
According to the Rwandan Health ministry, all new cases have been isolated, and the tracing of all contacts has been conducted for further management.
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Africa Tembelea understands that all patients including the previously confirmed cases are under treatment and are in stable condition.
Rwanda registered its first COVID-19 case on March 14. Since then, cases of the new coronavirus, most of which are imported, have been rising every day.
Globally, over 880,000 cases have been reported. Some 44,000 lives have been lost to the respiratory ailment and 185,175 have recovered.