A 26-year old Rwandan national succumbed to COVID-19 on September19 bringing the number of total deaths to 26 in the country. Rwanda confirmed the first case of COVID-19 mid-March.
The country registered a rise in the novel Coronavirus on the same day after identifying 18 new cases, 14 of them are in Kigali and 4 in Nyamagabe District, Southern Province.
The total cases of the novel Coronavirus reached 4689 while recoveries increased to 2,910. Rwanda has tested 474,039 .