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Tue. Aug 4th, 2020

Rwanda dismisses mass testing for COVID-19 as fake news

Health Minister Daniel Ngamije (PHOTO/Courtesy)

By Our Reporter

The ministry of Health has today dismissed information doing the rounds on social media platforms that Rwanda is conducting mass testing for COVID-19 as fake news.

And, they have called on the general public to disregard such information.

“The Ministry of Health is NOT conducting mass testing of COVID-19 Coronavirus. Please disregard the message circulating on different social media platforms,” said a tweet posted by the Health Ministry today.

The number of coronavirus recoveries in the country, however, has climbed up from seven (07) to eighteen (18) following the announcement of the Minister of Health, Daniel Ngamije, earlier today of 11 more recoveries.

Yesterday the Coronavirus cases, also, went up to from 113 to 118 after identifying 5 new cases all of whom are cases traced from previous contacts with people that had tested positive for COVID-19.  

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