Rwanda extends lockdown measures against Covid-19 to consolidate gains

A pedestrian crosses a road in downtown Kigali, Rwanda, on March 22, 2020. PHOTO/FILE/NMG

What you need to know:

  • Currently, the majority of cases and deaths in Rwanda are related to the Delta variant, first detected in India.

Rwandan government on Sunday announced a five-day extension of the current lockdown measures that prohibit unnecessary movements in the capital city, Kigali and eight other districts, to consolidate gains in reducing the number of Covid-19 cases and related deaths.

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