Covid-19: Rwanda imposes 7-day quarantine for travellers over new variant

Rwanda has imposed a seven-day quarantine for passengers arriving in Kigali who have recently travelled to countries affected by the new Covid-19 variant. PHOTO | FILE | NMG

What you need to know:

  • Rwanda joins the European Union, the United States, Israel, United Arab Emirates, the UK, among others, that have suspended flights to southern Africa.
  • WHO, however, warns that it might be too late to impose flight bans as the new variant has already spread to a dozen countries.

Rwanda has imposed a seven-day quarantine for passengers arriving in Kigali who have recently been to countries affected by the new Covid-19 variant.

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