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RwandAir vaccinates staff against COVID-19

By IGIHE
On 9 March 2021 at 10:48

Rwanda’s national flag carrier, RwandAir, has started vaccinating its staff including pilots, flight attendants among others, as part of preparations for resuming normal flights to different destinations across the world.

“We have started vaccinating our staff against COVID-19,” the flight carrier revealed yesterday via Twitter handle.

Rwanda confirmed the first Coronavirus case on 14th March 2020. Like other countries where the pandemic emerged, Rwanda imposed lockdown and suspended flights to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Following months of suspension, RwandAir and other airlines resumed flights gradually considering the situation of the pandemic.

Before the rolling out of COVID-19 vaccine, RwandAir is among flight carries hailed for reinforcing anti-COVID-19 measures and consistently reporting Coronavirus updates to its destinations.

As of today, Rwanda has already vaccinated 208,677 in four days since the vaccination program was rolled out countrywide on Friday last week.

Apart from RwandAir, other airlines including Etihad Airways have already vaccinated their staff.

The vaccines administered in Rwanda include 240,000 AstraZeneca and 102 960 Pfizer-BioNTech doses distributed through COVAX as well as 50,000 AstraZeneca doses donated by India last week.

It is expected that passengers will be required to present COVID-19 vaccination certificate before boarding.

RwandAir, has started vaccinating its staff including pilots, flight attendants among others. Photo RwandAir

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