Update COVID-19 05 May 2020

Update COVID-19 05 May 2020

05 May 2020 — No new CoVID_19 case was identified out of 896 samples tested today. The cumulative number of confirmed cases remains two hundred and sixty-one (261). To date, a hundred and twenty-nine (129) patients have recovered and been discharged, including one (1) in the past 24 hrs. The number of active cases remains a hundred and thirty-two (132).

 All active cases are in isolation in stable condition.

The Government of Rwanda decided a progressive lift of lockdown starting 04/05/2020.

The COVID-19 prevention measures announced by the Government of Rwanda must continue to be rigorously observed, especially frequent hand-washing and physical distancing. In addition, face masks must be worn in public and multi-family compounds.
Withholding information related to contact tracing or COVID-19 symptoms, jeopardises public safety and will be punished in accordance with applicable laws. 

The key symptoms of coronavirus are dry cough, shortness of breath, and fever. Automated screening is available by dialing *114#. Symptoms can also be reported to a medical professional, or as follows:  
Phone : 114 (toll-free);  
Whatsapp message to:  +250788202080; 
E mail: callcenter [at] rbc.gov.rw.    

Let’s continue to work together to defeat this pandemic. 

For more information: 

Click on Rwanda Biomedical Centre Website: https://www.rbc.gov.rw  

Click on WHO website to view the Corona Virus Situation Dashboard with updated number of cases globally and country by country https://covid19.who.int/  

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