Rwanda maintains single-digit daily COVID-19 infections

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Less customers are seen at the Kaveza modern market as only essential shops are open during the lockdown in Kigali, Rwanda, on April 1, 2020. - According to the merchants, prices of goods have significantly increased since the lockdown because of the lack of food transporters. Rwandan authorities announced on April 1, 2020 an extension of the lockdown until April 19, 2020. (Photo by Simon Wohlfahrt / AFP) (Photo by SIMON WOHLFAHRT/AFP via Getty Images)
Less customers are seen at the Kaveza modern market as only essential shops are open during the lockdown in Kigali, Rwanda, on April 1, 2020. – According to the merchants, prices of goods have significantly increased since the lockdown because of the lack of food transporters. Rwandan authorities announced on April 1, 2020 an extension of the lockdown until April 19, 2020. (Photo by Simon Wohlfahrt / AFP) (Photo by SIMON WOHLFAHRT/AFP via Getty Images)

Nine people tested positive for Covid-19 in Rwanda on Sunday, November 1. Since Thursday, the country has been recording below 10 daily cases.

According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases recorded on Sunday, three were identified in Kigali. Nyagatare and Rubavu districts also confirmed five Covid-19 cases and one case respectively.

The latest update on the pandemic was obtained from 1,443 sample tests carried out in the last 24 hours. Overall, the country has so far conducted 558,977 tests.

Rwanda is so far one of the few countries globally with less number of people who have succumbed to the virus.

Since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country, 35 Covid-19 fatalities have been reported.

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