02 August 2020– Twenty (20) brand-new COVID-19 cases were determined out of 2633 samples checked today. This brings the cumulative number of confirmed cases to two thousand and sixty-two (2062). To date, one thousand, one hundred and forty-four (1144) clients have actually recovered and been released, consisting of twenty-five (25) in the past 24 hours. The variety of active cases is nine hundred and thirteen (913) and five (5) deaths.
The new cases remain in Rubavu (11) returning residents separated on arrival, Kigali (5) contacts of favorable cases, Huye (1 ), Kirehe (1 ), Muhanga (1) and Ngoma (1 ); increased watchfulness is needed all over. All active cases remain in isolation in steady condition.
The COVID-19 prevention measures revealed by the Government of Rwanda should continue to be carefully observed, especially frequent hand-washing and physical distancing. In addition, face masks should be worn in public and multi-family compounds.
Withholding info related to contact tracing or COVID-19 symptoms, jeopardises public security and will be penalized in accordance with relevant laws.
The essential signs of coronavirus are dry cough, shortness of breath, and fever. Automated screening is readily available by calling *114 #. Symptoms can likewise be reported to a physician, or as follows:
Phone: 114 (toll-free);
Whatsapp message to: 250788202080;
E mail: callcenter[at] rbc.gov.rw
Let’s continue to interact to defeat this pandemic.
For more details:
Click Rwanda Biomedical Centre Website: https://www.rbc.gov.rw
Click WHO African Area COVID-19 Control Panel: https://arcg.is/XvuSX
Click WHO website to view the Corona Virus Situation Dashboard with upgraded number of cases internationally and country by nation https://covid19 who.int/