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Tue. Aug 4th, 2020

Rwanda stretches lockdown by 15 days to contain COVID-19

Kagame commends partners, friends of Rwanda for collaboration in times of crisis

An extraordinary Cabinet meeting chaired by H.E President Paul Kagame sitting on April extended COVOD-19 lockdown to contain the pandemic (PHOTO/Village Urugwiro)

By Ernest Nyetera

Rwanda extended the Coronavirus lockdown on April2 by an additional 15 days to enhance the containment of the novel Coronavirus, said a statement issued by the Office of the Prime Minister.  

“To further contain the outbreak, Cabinet extended the existing measures for an additional 15 days,” reads the statement.

“To further contain the outbreak, Cabinet extended the existing measures for an additional 15 days,” reads the statement.

The extraordinary Cabinet meeting was chaired by H.E President Paul Kagame via Video Conference during which he acknowledged the solidarity and cooperation of Rwandan citizens and stakeholders in observing the ongoing measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

“His Excellency the President commended Rwandans and stakeholders in various sectors for their solidarity and acknowledged the efforts made in observing the current measures to slow the spread of COVID-19,” reads the statement in parts.    

“His Excellency the President also thanked countries in the region as well as international partners and friends of Rwanda for their collaboration and support,” added the statement. See full statement below:

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