Rwanda Makes U-Turn on Plan to Further Ease COVID-19 Lockdown

Transportation between provinces and the capital Kigali as well as motorcycle passenger services, which had reportedly been scheduled to resume on June 1, will remain closed until further notice in the interest of public health. Further COVID-19 measures will be announced by the cabinet on June 2, according to a statement by the prime minister. Rwanda so far has 370 confirmed cases, of whom 256 have been discharged from treatment centres after recovery.

Passengers queue to board a bus at Nyabugogo Taxi Park in Kigali (file photo).


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