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.  ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (May 20, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda  Event:   Tickets Still Available for Flight on May 23 Tickets are still 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. Tickets will be sold on a first come, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 27, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  191 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda On April 26, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 191 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. On April 25, the Rwandan National Police announced that you may now request permission for essential movements online.  For more information and to request permission for essential movements please visit this  website ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 14, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  127 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rwanda On April 13, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 127 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. There are still tickets available for the Ethiopian Airlines flight on Wednesday, April 15 and the Rwandair flight on Saturday, April 18. To book tickets with ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 13, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  126 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rwanda On April 12, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 126 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. Ethiopian Airlines has announced a flight departing Kigali for Addis Ababa with possible onward connections to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, April 15.  To inquire about ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 11, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Two flights departing Kigali on April 15 and April 18 Ethiopian Airlines has announced a flight departing Kigali for Addis Ababa with possible onward connections to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, April 15.  To inquire about this flight, please contact Aisha Kbamwa at  aishak@ethiopianairlines.com  or at +256-705-775-578 or Kizito ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 9, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Additional Tickets Available – Ethiopian Airlines Flight on Friday, April 10 at 12:50 pm Ethiopian Airlines will operate a larger plane for their flight a flight departing on Friday, April 10 at 12:50 pm from Kigali to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Bole International Airport/ADD) with a connection ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 8, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Flight Time Change – Ethiopian Airlines Flight on Friday, April 10 at 12:50 Ethiopian Airlines has announced a flight departing on Friday, April 10 at 12:50 from Kigali to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Bole International Airport/ADD) with a connection to Washington, D.C. (Dulles International Airport/IAD).  Please discuss connections from ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 6, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Reminder – Ethiopian Airlines Flight on Friday, April 10 at 15:50 Ethiopian Airlines has announced a flight departing on Friday, April 10 at 15:50 from Kigali to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Bole International Airport/ADD) with a connection to Washington, D.C. (Dulles International Airport/IAD).  Please discuss connections from Dulles to ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 5, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Ethiopian Airlines Flight — Friday, April 10 at 15:50 Ethiopian Airlines has announced a flight departing on Friday, April 10 at 15:50 from Kigali to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Bole International Airport/ADD) with a connection to Washington, D.C. (Dulles International Airport/IAD).  From Dulles International Airport, additional connections to other ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 4, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  89 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rwanda On April 3, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 84 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. The Embassy continues to communicate with the airlines and expects to announce an additional flight departing from Rwanda soon.  If you wish to return to ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 2, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  82 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rwanda On April 1, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 82 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. On April 1, the government of Rwanda announced an extension of existing measures designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 until 23:59 on Sunday, ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (April 1, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  75 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rwanda On March 31, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 75 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. The Embassy continues to be in contact with commercial airlines and expects to announce an additional flight departing from Rwanda this week.  If you wish ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (March 30, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  70 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rwanda On March 29, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 70 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. On March 21, the government of Rwanda implemented measures for an initial period of two weeks to limit the spread of COVID-19. Non-essential movements ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (March 28, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  54 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Rwanda On March 27, the Rwandan Ministry of Health confirmed 54 cases of COVID-19 in Rwanda. On March 21, the government of Rwanda implemented measures for an initial period of two weeks to limit the spread of COVID-19. ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (March 25, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:   Americans Still Planning to Depart? – Wednesday, March 25 Many travelers worldwide have reported unexpected flight cancellations and limited flight availability.  The Government of Rwanda suspended flights arriving in and departing from Kigali starting on March 20. At this point, we know of no additional commercial ...
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Health  Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health  Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (March 21, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:   Government of Rwanda Announces New Restrictions Effective at 11:59 pm on March 21, the government of Rwanda has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Unnecessary movements outside the house are not permitted. All Employees should work from home, except for those providing essential ...
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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel March 19, 2020 The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (March 18, 2020) Location:  Kigali, Rwanda Event:  The Rwandan Ministry of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country. On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda (March 14, 2020) Location:  Rwanda Event:  On March 14, the Rwandan Ministry of Health announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Kigali. The City of Kigali has suspended all non-essential public gatherings, to include concerts and sporting events, and the Ministry of Health has urged all residents throughout the ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Location:  Worldwide, originating in China Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. Visitors to Rwanda will undergo a health screening upon arrival at the airport or other ports of entry, and may be subject to additional screening and laboratory testing if they have ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kigali, Rwanda

Location:  Congo’s Nord-Kivu, Ituri, and Sud-Kivu Provinces Event:  To control the spread of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Congolese authorities continue to establish health check points throughout the Nord-Kivu, Ituri, and Sud-Kivu Provinces, including in the cities of Goma, Beni, and Butembo and in Virunga National Park.  New checkpoints may be created with little notice. You ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kigali

Location:  Rwanda Event:  On August 1, 2018, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo reported an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in North Kivu province. Since then, more than 1,900 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in multiple health zones of Congo’s North Kivu and Ituri provinces. The CDC has ...
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