Rwanda’s Ministry of Health announced that an 81-year-old Rwandan succumbed to COVID-19, the deceased becomes the fourth person to die from the pandemic since Monday
In total, the death toll to the pandemic stands at 16 people in the country.
According to the report seen by NCMP, the Ministry of Health, on Friday, reported that 70 people tested positive for the pandemic while only three people recovered from it.
Of the new cases, 54 were detected from the Kigali markets cluster which consists Nyabugogo and Nyarugenge markets.
Both markets were temporarily closed last week following an upsurge in cases that were traced there.
The latest results were obtained from 5,159 samples run in the last 24 hours raised the tally of confirmed cases to 3,742 reported since mid-March.
Of these, 1,866 people have already recovered and discharged from treatment centers.