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WHO, Rwanda Partner To Strengthen Preparedness To Deal With Outbreaks

WHO, Rwanda Partner To Strengthen Preparedness To Deal With Outbreaks

When the Covid-19 pandemic broke out at the end of 2019, many countries were caught off-guard as the virus went on rampage worldwide in the early months of…

COVID-19: Rwanda Records Highest Number of Cases Ever In A Single Day

COVID-19: Rwanda Records Highest Number of Cases Ever In A Single Day

Rwanda on Saturday recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases after mass testing in the City of Kigali kicked off to determine the actual picture of the situation returned…

COVID-19: Two-Day Mass Testing Exercise to Reach Every Corner of Kigali

COVID-19: Two-Day Mass Testing Exercise to Reach Every Corner of Kigali

As the ten-day stay at home period begins for people in Kigali, and ten other districts with the highest rates of Covid-19 infection, for researchers and healthcare workers…

COVID-19: How a Lockdown Became the Only Option

COVID-19: How a Lockdown Became the Only Option

As eleven districts, including three in the City of Kigali are put under lockdown, the underlying message from the government remains the same: we are all in it together, and…

Lockdown 3.0: Gov’t to Roll Out Relief Support, Public Warned on Flouting Guidelines  

Lockdown 3.0: Gov’t to Roll Out Relief Support, Public Warned on Flouting Guidelines  

As Kigali city and eight districts prepare to enter a new total lockdown on Saturday 17, the third of its kind since the pandemic hit the country on 14 March…

Rwanda Readies for COVID-19 Self-Testing

Rwanda Readies for COVID-19 Self-Testing

Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) has announced plans to authorize a COVID-19 self-test detection methodology that will enable citizens to know their personal health status at a time when…

COVID-19: Could ‘Vaccine Nationalism’ Mutate Into Global Cooperation?

COVID-19: Could ‘Vaccine Nationalism’ Mutate Into Global Cooperation?

The Sars-Cov-2 pandemic is taking so much from humanity, but like all extreme situations, it is also a mirror through which the world can see the best and…

New COVID-19 Variants Recorded in Rwanda as Plans to Produce Vaccines Locally Advance

New COVID-19 Variants Recorded in Rwanda as Plans to Produce Vaccines Locally Advance

The Ministry of Health has attributed the increase of COVID-19 cases of infection and deaths to an infiltration of at least three variants among samples taken from patients. After…

COVID-19: Numbers Continue to Surge Amid Fears of Delta Variant in Rwanda

COVID-19: Numbers Continue to Surge Amid Fears of Delta Variant in Rwanda

Cases of COVID-19 on Thursday surged again with daily fatalities remaining in double figures for two consecutive days as Rwanda braces itself to deal with the deadly Delta variant…

COVID-19: What is Behind the Recent Spike in Cases?

COVID-19: What is Behind the Recent Spike in Cases?

The Ministry of Health says the sudden eruption of the Mt Nyiragongo volcano in the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC) in May, forcing thousands of Congolese to cross the border…

COVID-19: Rwanda Records Over 850 Cases In a Single Day, 10 Deaths in 2 Days

COVID-19: Rwanda Records Over 850 Cases In a Single Day, 10 Deaths in 2 Days

Rwanda on Tuesday recorded the highest number of New Coronavirus cases in a single day and four fatalities, which brought deaths to 10 in just two days, in what affirmed…

COVID-19: President Kagame Warns Against Laxity, Says Tougher Measures Possible to Halt 3rd Wave

COVID-19: President Kagame Warns Against Laxity, Says Tougher Measures Possible to Halt 3rd Wave

President Paul Kagame has spoken about the recent increasing new cases of COVID-19 in the country, warning that complacency and laxity in observing preventive guidelines could set the country…