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Rwanda registers first case of coronavirus


Rwanda registers first case of coronavirus

Rwanda's Kagame hosted the meeting

Rwanda’s Kagame

The Rwandan government has also confirmed its first case of coronavirus; a day after Kenya registered its first case.

Rwanda’s Health Ministry confirmed in a statement that they released on Saturday March 14, stating that the case is of an Indian National who returned from Mumbai on March 8 and tested positive.

“An Indian citizen who arrived from Mumbai, India, on 8 March 2020 has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).” said the Rwandan Health Ministry in a statement

The Ministry added that the patient had no symptoms upon arrival in Rwanda and reported himself to a health facility on 13 March, where he was immediately tested.

“He is currently under treatment in stable condition, isolated from other patients.”



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