The Ministry of Health in Rwanda has announced 13 new cases of Covid-19 in less than two weeks since the first patient was reported to have the disease and now the number of infections has reached 50.
The current infection, five had come from Dubai, one had come from the Netherlands and one had come from the United States and all were in quarantine when they arrived.
While the two were infected locally. Rwanda has installed three coronavirus health centers, two in Kigali and one in the south of the nation.
Many corona patients who are treated seem to be recovering, the health ministry said. Earlier this week, Rwanda announced the closure of all parts of the country and people were ordered to stay in their homes in efforts to control the corona virus.
Other measures taken include both government and private servants to work from home and travel to regions for a two-week suspension with the possibility of such an extension.
Alcohol clubs and, non-food stores have also closed while transportation has been halted. The move comes a day after Rwanda’s health ministry on Saturday announced that six other people had been infected with corona virus among them as a 10-month-old baby.
These infections make Rwanda the number of 17 cases of corona virus infections.