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Alert: Additional Areas of Rwanda Locked Down from July 28 – August 10, 2021

On July 26, 2021, the Government of Rwanda announced localized lockdowns for additional areas of Rwanda from July 28 – August 10, 2021. The localized COVID-19 prevention measures apply to the following areas: Southern Province: Ruhango District: Sectors of Kinazi, Mbuye, Ntongwe, Ruhango, Byimana and Kinihira Muhanga District: Sectors of Shyogwe, Kiyumba, Cyeza, Nyamabuye, Rugendabari, Muhanga ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 07/27/2021 ***The State Department’s Travel Advisory level for Rwanda is Level 4: Do Not Travel .  Consular services during this period are limited. *** Consular Operations: As of July 1, 2021, U.S. Embassy Kigali has temporarily suspended all visa services and non-emergency U.S. citizen services. U.S. citizens in Rwanda who require emergency assistance should contact the ...
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Alert: Extension of Lockdown of the City of Kigali and Other Districts Across Rwanda through July 31

On July 25, 2021, the Government of Rwanda announced the extension of the following COVID-19 prevention measures through Saturday, July 31. Lockdown of the City of Kigali and the Districts of Burera, Gicumbi, Kamonyi, Musanze, Nyagatare, Rubavu, Rwamagana, and Rutsiro: ·       Movements and visits outside the home are not permitted except for essential services such as ...
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U.S. DONATES ADDITIONAL X-RAY MACHINES TO STRENGTHEN RWANDA’S COVID RESPONSE

KIGALI (July 23, 2021) — The United States of America delivered five new mobile X-ray machines to Rwanda Biomedical Centre today as part of the long-standing U.S. commitment to improving health in Rwanda. The X-ray machines provide urgent support to Rwanda’s ability to diagnose and treat COVID-19 patients as much of Africa battles a significant wave of cases. “The United States and Rwanda are ...
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United States and Rwanda Host Peacekeeping Ministerial Preparatory Meeting

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson JULY 22, 2021 The United States and the Government of Rwanda virtually hosted on July 21-22 members of the UN General Assembly Special Committee on Peacekeeping (known as the C-34) for a preparatory meeting focused on capacity-building partnerships ahead of the December 2021 UN Peacekeeping Ministerial in Seoul, Korea. ...
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