The lockdown is lifted following a drop in new COVID-19 positive cases.
Sectors permitted to go back to normal include Tumba and Gishamvu from Huye district and Byimana from Ruhango district of Southern Province. Others include Muhura, Kageyo and Remera sector from Gatsibo district as well as Rukara, Murundi, Nyamirama and Mwiri from Kayonza district in Eastern Province.
The lockdown is lifted one day after the cabinet meeting held on Wednesday 1st September eased COVID-19 restrictions where concerts and gaming activities have been permitted to resume.
Among others the cabinet meeting reduced curfew hours set to 10p.m through 4a.m in Kigali City and 9p.m through 4a.m in other parts of the country that are not identified as major hotspots for COVID-19 positive cases.
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.
Through a statement released today, MINALOC has reminded all Rwandan residents to continue complying with instituted COVID-19 containment measures.
Security officials and local leaders have been urged to oversee implementation of recommended directives to prevent the spread of the virus.
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