Rwanda records its 4th COVID-19 death yesterday, July 11, 2020. The deceased, according to the Ministry of Health is a 78 year old man, no further details was released about him.
This means only 4 people have succumbed to the virus since the country first reported its first case in March.
Yesterday, Rwanda reported 28 new recoveries and 47 new cases of people infected with the virus from the 4,060 tests done in a period of 24 hours.
Saturday’s numbers take the total confirmed cases of infections in the country to 1,299, of these, the active cases are 632 while recoveries are now at 663.
Rwanda had begun first phase of random testing in Kigali on Friday where people from various parts of the city were tested.
In its effort to fight the virus, Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) is looking into plans to take random testing to other provinces of the country after the same was carried out in Kigali.