Rwanda become 19th country in Africa which confermed cornavirus
Rwanda announced on saturday its first case of the new coronavirus,covid-19 In statement ,the health ministry said the patient is an indian citizen who arrived in the country from Mombai on march 8. »An indian citizen who arrived from Mombai, India on march 8,20202 has tested positive for coronavirus(covid-19).The patient had no symptoms upon arrival in Rwanda and reported himself to a health facility on march 13 where he was immediately tested , » the ministry said.
The ministry said that the patient is stable adding that primary contacts have been traced.
The detection makes Rwanda second country in East Africa community ,after kenya ,to confirm the presence of the coronavirus.