Update COVID-19 09 January 2021

09 January 2021 — Ninety-three (93) unique COVID-19 cases had been identified out of 4189 samples examined on the present time. This brings the cumulative preference of confirmed cases 9 thousand, four hundred, and sixty-one (9461). To date, six thousand, 9 hundred, and fifty-six (6956) patients private recovered, along with sixteen (16) within the previous 24 hours. The preference of active cases is 2 thousand, 300, and eighty-seven (2387) and one hundred and eighteen (118) deaths. The three unique deaths are a male of 74, 65, and 50 years aged in Kigali.

The unique cases are in Kigali (43), Huye (13), Musanze (12), Rulindo (5), Rubavu (4), Rwamagana (4), Karongi (4), Muhanga (1), Nyaruguru (1), Ruhango (1), and Nyamasheke (1); heightened vigilance is required all over the command. 

The COVID-19 prevention measures launched by the Authorities of Rwanda must proceed to be rigorously seen, in particular frequent hand-washing and physical distancing. Besides, face masks desires to be ragged in public and multi-family compounds.

Withholding info linked to contact tracing or COVID-19 symptoms, jeopardises public security and might well composed be punished in step with acceptable regulations. 

The key symptoms of coronavirus are dry cough, shortness of breath, and fever. Computerized screening is obtainable by dialing *114#. Symptoms can even be reported to a scientific skilled, or as follows:  

Cell phone: 114 (toll-free);  

Whatsapp message to:  +250788202080; 

Email: callcenter [at] rbc.gov.rw.  


Let’s proceed to work collectively to defeat this pandemic. 

For extra info: 

Click on Rwanda Biomedical Centre Web map: https://www.rbc.gov.rw  

Click on WHO African Discipline COVID-19 Dashboard: https://arcg.is/XvuSX

Click on WHO web sites to stare the Corona Virus Distress Dashboard with updated preference of cases globally and country by country https://covid19.who.int/  

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