17 April 2020 – Extension of lockdown and travel measures until April 30

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Education, Executive Office, Health, Military, Police and Interior Affairs, Social Services, Supply Chains, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The government of Rwanda

Overview: On April 17, the government of Rwanda announced an extension of existing measures designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 until April 30. Unnecessary movements outside the house are not permitted. All employees should work from home, except for those providing essential services. Travel between different cities and districts is not permitted. Shops and markets are closed, except for those selling food, medicine, hygiene and cleaning products, fuel, and other essential goods. All bars are closed. All restaurants and cafes may only provide take away service. Schools, universities, and places of worship are closed. Borders are closed, except for cargo, goods, and returning Rwandans and Rwandan permanent residents. Rwandan citizens and residents returning to the country are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine at designated locations
Full details here: https://www.osac.gov/Content/Report/3390a1e7-9801-4da7-b01c-188bd01adf8c

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government