President Paul Kagame’s government has announced a 10-day lockdown in Kigali and 8 other districts in Rwanda.
This is due to the increase of new COVID-19 new infections and deaths as a way to curb the spread of coronavirus.
The lockdown will take effect from this Saturday the 17th of July to the 26th of this month.
Businesses, public works, and transport, schools, sports, and entertainment will be closed, and burials have been reduced to 15 attendants.
Those who won’t be affected are providers of essential services.
Rwanda a country of 13 million people has registered nearly 51,000 cases of COVID-19 of which 607 have been fatal.
So far reached just 401,160 people, according to the latest government statistics.
By JN Wamanji