On Wednesday, August 26, the President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, chaired a meeting with his cabinet to discuss the status of Covid-19 and some measures to be reviewed after 15 days upon a health assessment.
They discussed an unprecedented increase of Covid-19 cases, related deaths and community transmission particularly in the city of Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda.
Full compliance with health measures, endurance and vigilance are necessary for better health outcome.
“The general preventive measures were discussed; Proper wearing of masks in public at all times, all resumed services must continue adhering to health guidelines from health authorities. All traders are required to accept digital payments as an alternative form of payment and movements are prohibited from 7pm to 5am,” the cabinet said.
There were some measures taken concerning transportation in Kigali.
Public transport between Kigali and other districts is prohibited but private transport between Kigali and other districts will continue under observation of health protocols.
The cabinet was briefed on the impact of the pandemic on employment in Rwanda and also approved the draft law governing education in Rwanda, after which they made appointments.
By Sheena Pankani|3news.com|Ghana