The decision is part of resolution of the cabinet meeting held on Wednesday 1st August 2021 chaired by President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro.
“Other events and gatherings [concerts, festivals, exhibitions, etc.] shall resume gradually for vaccinated and tested participants. Rwanda Development Board [RDB] will provide detailed guidelines,” reads part of cabinet resolutions.
It has been also resolved that gaming activities shall resume gradually in adherence with guidelines provided by the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Among others, curfew hours have been set to 10p.m in Kigali City from the previous 8p.m.
In other parts of the country, movements are prohibited between 9p.m and 4a.m with businesses closing by 8p.m.
The cabinet has however set an exception for selected districts of Burera, Gicumbi, Kirehe, Ngoma, Nyagatare, Nyamasheke, Nyaruguru and Rwamagana with high COVID-19 incidence where curfew will apply between 8p.m and 4a.m with businesses closing by 7p.m.
The new measures take effect nationwide, starting September 2nd through September 22nd, 2021.
Citizens are reminded of the critical importance of complying with health measures including physical distancing, properly wearing face masks and hands hygiene.
Penalties will be applied for non-compliance.
Other measures countrywide