Bugesera, Nyanza, Gisagara movements allowed

By IGIHE
On 29 March 2021 at 02:27

The Government of Rwanda has issued new COVID-19 preventive measures whereby movements from and to Bugesera, Nyanza and Gisagara districts have been allowed following weeks of lockdown due to increasing new cases.

Unlike other districts where curfew hours are set from 9pm to 4am, movements are restricted from 7pm to 4am in the respective districts of Ruhango, Nyanza, Gisagara, Huye, Nyaruguru and Nyamagabe.

The decisions released today will go into effect on 30th March 2021.

Among others, all businesses allowed to operate will close 8pm in other districts. Public transport buses shall operate at 50% capacity.

Other measures

Public offices will continue with essential staff at no more than 30% capacity while other employees continue working from home on a rotational basis.

Private businesses will continue with essential staff at no more than 30% capacity while other employees continue working from home on a rotational basis.

Motos and bicycles are permitted to carry passengers and must observe strict hygiene.

Restaurants and cafés will remain open with a 30% occupancy limit and shall receive clients until 8pm.

All bars will remain closed.

Places of worship will resume with no more than 30% maximum occupancy.

Arriving and departing passengers at Kigali International Airport must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to departure and should comply with health guidelines.

Tourism activity will continue is strict adherence to COVID-19 health guidelines. This includes hotels, tour operators, and transport services facilitating guests. Tourists and service providers shall inform RDB of itineraries.

Individual and non-contact outdoor sports activities are permitted.

Gyms and recreational centers will remain closed.

Attendance at a wake/ vigil (ikiriyo) should not exceed 10 persons at any one time.

Funeral gatherings should not exceed 20 persons.

Civil and religious weddings will continue, but should not exceed 20 persons and must comply with all COVID-19 preventive measures. Receptions are not permitted.
Gaming activities remain prohibited.

These measures will be reviewed after two weeks upon health assessment.


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