Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (August 7, 2020) Location:  Rwanda The Department of State updated its Travel Advisory around the world on August 6, 2020.   The new country-specific travel advisory for Rwanda is Level 3: Reconsider Travel. Rwanda –  Level 3: Reconsider Travel Reconsider travel to Rwanda due to COVID-19.  Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19  page before you plan any ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (July 30, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  1,963 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda On July 29, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 1,963 total cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. On July 28, the Rwanda Biomedical Centre started offering voluntary COVID-19 tests on request, including for passengers on arriving and departing flights.  For more information on accessing COVID-19 tests, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (July 21, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  Ministry of Local Governments Announced Lockdown of 3 Villages in Nyarugenge District On July 20, the Ministry of Local Governments announced the lockdown of Tetero, Indamutsa, and Intiganda villages in Tetero cell, Muhima sector, Nyarugenge district.  The lockdown will last for at least 15 days. The Ministry of Local Governments also announced ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (July 15, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:  Ministry of Local Governments Announced Lockdown of 6 Cells in Nyamagabe and Nyamasheke Districts On July 14, the Ministry of Local Governments announced the lockdown of Kigeme cell in Gasaka sector and Ruhunga cell in Kibirizi sector in Nyamagabe district, and Mubuga, Butare, Gitwas, and Jarama cells in Gihombo sector in ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (July 13, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event: Flight Departing Kigali for Addis Ababa on July 18 The Embassy has learned that Ethiopian Airlines will operate a flight from Kigali to Addis Ababa with connections to the United States on July 18.  If you are interested in booking travel on this flight, please contact ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (July 9, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event: Possible Flight Departing Kigali on July 18 The Embassy has learned of a flight departing Kigali for Addis Ababa with connections to the United States on July 18.  If you are interested in booking travel on this flight, please contact SatGuru at +250-788-528-347 or  reservations.kigali@satgurutravel.com . Under ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (July 3, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:   Tickets Available for Flight on Tuesday, July 7 Tickets are available for the flight departing Kigali for Addis Ababa with connections to the United States on Tuesday, July 7.  The flight will be operated by Ethiopian Airlines.  If you are interested in booking travel on this ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (July 2, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Rwanda Biomedical Centre to Begin Street Testing Survey in Kigali On July 2, the Rwanda Biomedical Centre will begin a COVID-19 street testing survey in Kigali and at the entry points to Kigali.  In this testing, people will be randomly selected for testing and escorted ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (June 30, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Flight Departing Kigali with Connections to the U.S. on July 7 The U.S. Embassy has learned of a possible flight departing Kigali for Addis Ababa with connections to the United States on Tuesday, July 7.  If you are interested in booking travel on this flight, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (June 26, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:  Ministry of Local Governments Announced Lockdown of 6 Villages in Kigali On June 25, the Ministry of Local Governments announced the lockdown of Kamabuye, Zuba, Nyenyeri, and Rugano villages in Kicukiro district, and Kadobogo and Gisenga villages in Nyarugenge district.  The lockdown will last for at least 15 days. The ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (June 23, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event: Tickets Still Available for Flight Departing Kigali with Connections to the U.S. on Thursday, June 25 There are still a limited number of tickets available for the flight departing Kigali for Addis Ababa with connections to Chicago O’Hare Airport.  If you are interested in booking travel ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (June 22, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Possible Flight Departing Kigali with Connections to the U.S. on June 25 The U.S. Embassy has learned of a possible flight departing Kigali with connections to the United States on the afternoon of Thursday, June 25th.  If you are interested in booking travel on this flight, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (June 17, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  636 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda On June 16, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 636 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. On June 16, the government of Rwanda announced updated COVID-19 prevention measures. Movements are prohibited from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM, except with permission. Masks must be worn in public at ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (June 5, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Possible Flight Departing Kigali with Connections to the U.S. on June 13 The U.S. Embassy has learned of a possible flight departing Kigali with connections to Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, June 13th.  Passengers may be able to book onward flights from Washington, D.C.  ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (June 3, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  384 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda On June 2, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 384 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda.  The Rwandan Ministry of Health also confirmed two COVID-19 deaths in Rwanda. On June 2, the government of Rwanda updated the COVID-19 prevention measures. Movements are prohibited from 9:00 PM ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (May 28, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:  Tickets Still Available for Flight on May 30 There are a limited number of tickets available for the flight departing Kigali with connections to Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 30.  If you are interested in booking travel on this flight, please contact SatGuru no ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (May 27, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Possible Flight Departing Kigali with Connections to the U.S. on May 30 The U.S. Embassy has learned of a possible flight departing Kigali with connections to Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 30. Passengers may be able to book onward flights from Washington, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (May 21, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:  Limited Tickets Available for Flight on May 23 There are a very limited number of tickets available for the flight departing Kigali with connections to Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 23 at 15:25 with Ethiopian Airlines.  If you are interested in booking ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (May 19, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda  Event:   Possible Flight Departing Kigali with Connections to the U.S. on May 23 The U.S. Embassy has learned of a possible flight departing Kigali with connections to Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 23 at 15:25 with Ethiopian Airlines. Passengers may be able ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (May 14, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  287 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda On May 13, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 287 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. On May 1, the government of Rwanda announced updated COVID-19 prevention measures. Movements are prohibited from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM, except with permission. Masks must be worn in public at ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (May 12, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  Hospitality Establishments Must Register Customers On May 11, the Rwanda Development Board announced that all hospitality establishments, including restaurants, coffee shops, and hotels, must register customers who visit the premises to facilitate the tracking of COVID-19 cases.  These establishments must collect the full names, telephone numbers, time of visit, and ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (May 11, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  284 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda On May 10, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 284 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. On May 1, the government of Rwanda announced updated COVID-19 prevention measures.  These updated prevention measures were effective starting on May 4, 2020. Movements are prohibited from 8:00 PM to 5:00 ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (May 4, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  259 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda On May 3, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 259 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. On May 1, the government of Rwanda announced updated COVID-19 prevention measures.  These updated prevention measures will be effective starting today, May 4, 2020. Movements are prohibited from 8:00 PM to ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (May 1, 2020) Location:  Rwanda    Event:  Updated COVID-19 Prevention Measures Effective on May 4, 2020 On May 1, the government of Rwanda announced updated COVID-19 prevention measures.  These updated prevention measures will be effective starting on May 4, 2020.   Movements are prohibited from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM, except with permission.  Masks must be worn in public at ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 30, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  225 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda On April 29, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 225 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda.    On April 17, the government of Rwanda announced an extension of existing measures designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 until April 30.  Non-essential movements and travel between cities are prohibited, and non-essential businesses are closed. Face masks must be worn ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 21, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  Government of Rwanda Requires Face Masks Be Worn in Public On April 19, the government of Rwanda announced that face masks must be worn in public and in multi-family compounds.   The Center for Disease Control also now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings, particularly where social distancing measures are ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 20, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  147 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda On April 19, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 143 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. On April 19, the government of Rwanda announced that face masks must be worn in public and in multi-family compounds.  On April 17, the government of Rwanda announced an extension of ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 18, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  COVID-19 Prevention Measures Extended Until April 30, 2020 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 ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 17, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  138 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rwanda On April 16, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 138 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. The government of Rwanda announced that it is enacting COVID-19 prevention measures through April 19. Non-essential movements and travel between cities are prohibited, and non-essential businesses ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 16, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  Last Chance for Tickets on Rwandair flight on Saturday, April 18 Tickets are still available for the Rwandair flight on Saturday, April 18.  The deadline for purchasing tickets is today at noon.  The U.S. Embassy encourages Americans citizens and legal permanent residents who interested in departing for the ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 15, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  Tickets Still Available for Rwandair Flight on Saturday, April 18 There are still tickets available for the Rwandair flight on Saturday, April 18.  The U.S. Embassy encourages Americans citizens and legal permanent residents who interested in departing for the U.S. to book tickets on this flight.  The ... Read More»
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