Rwandan President Paul Kagame has extended the countrywide lockdown for 15 more days to curb the spread of coronavirus.
The lockdown, to remain until April 19, comes as Rwanda continues reporting more new coronavirus cases. The decision was made during an extraordinary Cabinet meeting via video-conference chaired by President Kagame.
Unnecessary movements and visits outside the home are still not permitted, except for essential services such as healthcare, food shopping, or banking.Only cargo trucks are allowed to operate in the country.Schools, places of social gathering, public transport and borders remain closed. (The East African)