COVID-19

Three of the new cases in Rwanda were travellers from Kenya

Rwanda has recorded 36 cases since the outbreak.

In Summary

•Rwanda confirmed its first case on March 14, an Indian who arrived in the country from Mumbai on March 8.

A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit speaks with a patient suffering from coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in an intensive care unit.
A medical worker wearing a protective mask and suit speaks with a patient suffering from coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in an intensive care unit.
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Three of the new cases recorded in Rwanda are travellers from Kenya, the Rwanda Health ministry has said.

 

In a statement on Tuesday, the ministry noted that Rwanda has recorded 36 cases since the outbreak.

They recorded 17 new cases today.

Out of this, nine came from Dubai, three from Kenya, two from United States, One from Qatar, one from India and one was confirmed through contact tracing.

"All of them were put in isolation between March 17 and 20. They are in stable conditions and their contacts are being traced," the ministry said.

Rwanda confirmed its first case on March 14, an Indian who arrived in the country from Mumbai on March 8.

Kenya has so far confirmed 16 coronavirus cases.