KIGALI — Rwanda has on Saturday, April 04 confirmed 13 new cases of COVID-19 —extending the country’s tally of the novel Coronavirus infections to 102.
According to a statement from Rwanda’s health ministry, nine of the new cases were identified in the exercise of tracing people who came into contact with COVID-19 confirmed cases.
While 4 of the 13 cases are travellers who came into the country from Dubai and Turkey.
The ministry stipulated in the statement that patients are now being treated in designated health facilities, reiterating that none of them is in critical condition.
So far, majority of those who tested positive were found to have come into the country through Dubai.
As the number of confirmed cases surge, the Rwanda has taken several measures to curb the further spread of this pandemic, the recent one being extending the COVID-19 lockdown to 15 more days.
It will go through April 19.