Rwanda records highest new COVID-19 cases in one day 

The New Times

Rwanda on Friday, April 24, registered 22 new cases of COVID-19, the highest number ever since the country confirmed the pandemic on its soil.

The total number of recoveries still stands at 87.

So far, no deaths have been registered.

According to a statement by the Ministry of Health,  Friday’s numbers reflect a rise in cases of cross border truck drivers and their assistants.

In recent weeks, the number of COVID-19 new cases has been going down.

For the last ten days, there was no single day on which more than nine new cases were registered.

The Ministry has continued urging citizens on observing preventive measures including regularly washing hands and staying at home.

The Ministry is also urging the use of face masks in addition to other preventive measures.

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Elias Hakizimana

Elias Hakizimana, CEO&Founder of The Inspirer Ltd,( is a professional Rwandan Journalist with Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Communication, received from University of Rwanda’s College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) in 2014. He served various media houses in Rwanda including Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) in 2013 and became passionate with English Online and Print Media Publications where he exercised his talent as a Freelance News Reporter for The New Times, The Independent, The Rwanda Focus, Panorama and more before he became a Self-Entrepreneur as the CEO and Founder of The Inspirer Limited in early 2017.

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