The government of Rwanda has announced a ten-day lockdown effective July 17, 2021.
This is following the surge in the number of Covid 19 deaths and infections in the country.
The lockdown in Kigali and eight districts is a mitigation measure to contain the spread of the virus in the Country.
Burials have been reduced to only 15 attendants as public works, transport, schools, businesses, and entertainment areas remain closed.
Essential service providers are the only ones allowed to step out of their houses.
Rwanda has recorded over 600 deaths and 50,000 covid cases since the pandemic hit the country.
However more than 400, 000 people have been vaccinated.