Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Central Bank, Civil Defence, Education, Executive Office, Finance/Economy, Health, Immigration, Local Government, Media/Arts/Culture, Military, Private Sector and Businesses, Police and Interior Affairs, Social Services, Supply Chains, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Individual measures; Social and physical distancing measures; Reopening offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Allowing domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government of Rwanda
Overview: On May 1, the government of Rwanda announced updated COVID-19 prevention measures. These updated prevention measures will be effective starting on May 4, 2020.
– Movements are prohibited from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM, except with permission.
– Masks must be worn in public at all times.
– All resumed services must follow health guidelines from the Ministry of Health.
– Public and private businesses may resume work with essential staff only. Other employees should continue to work from home.
– Hotels and restaurants will operate but close by 7:00 PM.
– Individual sporting activities in open spaces are permitted, but sports facilities, gyms, and recreational centers remain closed.
– Public and private transport will resume within the same province.
– Funeral gatherings should not exceed 30 persons.
– All bars remain closed.
– Schools, universities, and places of worship remain closed.
– Transport between different provinces and the city of Kigali is not permitted.
– Meetings in public spaces and mass gatherings are prohibited.
– Borders are closed, except for cargo, goods, and returning Rwandans and Rwandan permanent residents. Rwandan citizens and residents returning to the country are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine at designated locations.
Full details here: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/africa/rwanda-takes-steps-to-ease-covid-19-lockdown/1825174
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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: All resumed services must follow health guidelines from the Ministry of Health.