Coping: Muhanga bar owners, motorcyclists top COVID-19 safety violations

By Elina Jonas Ruzindaza
On 7 April 2020 at 04:01

Local leaders in Muhanga District say that there is good compliance to the observation of general guidelines issued for the prevention of the spread of the COVID-19 virus caused by the coronavirus but pointed out that some bar owners and motorcyclists are among those not adequately complying.

Muhanga District Mayor Kayitare Jacqueline, said the general public have cooperated in observing the guidelines save for some bar owners who open at night and motorists who carry passengers.

The mayor, without giving numbers and identities of individuals that have been fined and arrested, emphasized the importance of observing the guidelines in keeping flat the virus curve.

She explained that first offenders are counseled but repeat violations are met with penalties that include fines and imprisonment.

Currently, there are 105 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. Four who have been treated, healed, discharged and returned to their families.

Local leaders in Muhanga District say that there is good compliance to the observation of general guidelines issued for the prevention of the spread of the COVID-19 virus
Muhanga District Mayor Kayitare Jacqueline, said the general public have cooperated in observing the guidelines

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