Curfew hours have been also revised to begin 6p.m through 4a.m. The curfew has for the previous week started at 9p.m.
The resolutions follow the surge in new COVID-19 cases and the emergence of new variants globally.
The statement released today reads that new measures will take effect in the City of Kigali, districts of Burera, Gicumbi, Kamonyi, Musanze, Nyagatare, Rubavu , Rutsiro and Rwamagana starting July 1st 2021 to be reviewed after two weeks upon health assessment.
Among other measures; all businesses will close by 5p.m while people are encouraged to avoid unnecessary movements.
Social gatherings including gatherings held in homes and family visits are prohibited.
Offices, (private and public) are closed. Staff shall work from home except for those providing essential services while all meetings are prohibited.
Schools and higher education institutions are closed. Provisions for students sitting national exams in July 2021 will be communicated by the Ministry of Education.
Restaurants shall only offer take-away service.
Places of worship are closed.
The remaining parts of the country, movements are also prohibited from 6p.m to 4a.m while businesses must close by 5p.m.