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Tue. Aug 11th, 2020

Coronavirus cases reach 60 in Rwanda, no critical case

Rwanda’s Health Minister Dr Daniel Ngamije (PHOTO/Net)

By Our Reporter

Coronavirus cases in Rwanda have increased by six that were identified today, bringing the total number of cases to 60, the Health Ministry has announced.  

Four out of the six cases identified were imported from overseas while one had physical contact with people who later tested positive for COVID-19 now living in designated quarantine locations. The four had travelled from Dubai.

The remaining one is a traveller that arrived from the US, said the statement issued by the Health Ministry.

Symptoms of this deadly disease according to medics include: dry cough, high body temperatures (fever) and shortness of breath. The Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) has to this effect provided a toll-free number 114 (or *114#) for anyone who experiences any of these symptoms for automated screening. They can also email:callcentre@rbc.gov.rw or send a whatsApp message on +250788202080 or contact a nearby medical professional.

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