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The Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Ruhango, Rwanda – updates and restrictions


Located in Rwanda, the city of Ruhango has a population of 17.1K. The latest data indicates 131,944 cases of Covid-19 infection in Rwanda as of July 19, 2022 ,with 1,466 deaths. This represents a 108 percent increase from July 22, 2021, when 704 people died and 61,375 cases were registered, and a 416 percent increase from March 18, 2021, when 284 people were died and 20,551 infected.
We will review in the table below the effects of Covid-19 on visitors and daily life in Ruhango.

Restriction Applied to Recent Update
Closing or restricting schools and universities

Students at colleges and universities

Schools in Ruhango are open and there are no disciplinary restrictions on learning in classrooms.

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Workers in offices

All employers except essential ones (e.g. grocery stores, doctors) must close or permit working from home

Cancellation of public events and shows

17.1K residents who live in Ruhango

The Ruhango authorities recommend canceling public events

Restrictions on gatherings

17.1K residents who live in Ruhango

Limits on gatherings of ten or fewer people

Public transportation shuts down

People who use public transportation

Ruhango's authorities require that the public transportation system be closed or most citizens prohibited from using it

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Intercity travelers

Unrestricted movement between cities and regions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Foreign travelers

Screening travelers upon arrival

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Unemployed citizens

People with no jobs or who are unable to work will not receive income assistance

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Qualified households

No payment relief for debts or contracts

Campaigns aimed at informing the public

17.1K residents who live in Ruhango

A coordinated campaign to inform the public through traditional or social media

In the case of a positive diagnosis, the government's contact-tracing policy

Diagnosed with a positive result

Each case is traced through a comprehensive contact tracing plan

Facial covering policies outside the home

People leaving the house

Recommended facial covering outside the home in Ruhango



Changes in coronavirus status in the past few months



Restriction March 18, 2021 July 22, 2021

Closing or restricting schools and universities

Closure of schools or their alterations so the school operation differs significantly from standard non-Covid-19 operations

No Changes

The closure of workplaces and the move to working from home

Employers may close their offices, or require their employees to continue working from their houses in certain circumstances

No Changes

Cancellation of public events and shows

All public events must be cancelled

The Ruhango authorities recommend canceling public events

Restrictions on gatherings

Limits on gatherings of ten or fewer people

limiting gatherings between 11-100 people

Public transportation shuts down

The authorities recommend closing routes, reducing volumes, or reducing transportation methods

No Changes

Movement restrictions between cities or regions

Ruhango has internal movement restrictions

Unrestricted movement between cities and regions

Restrictions on international travel for foreign travelers

Quarantine arrivals into Ruhango from all, some, or most of the regions

No Changes

Governmental cash assistance for people without jobs or unable to work

Government replaces less than half of the lost salary or if it is a flat amount, it is less than half of the median salary

No Changes

Financial obligations of households are being frozen (e.g., there is no repayment of loans, water services are not stopped, or evictions are prohibited)

Provides extensive contract relief and debt relief

No Changes

Facial covering policies outside the home

Required outside the home regardless of location or presence of others

Required in all shared or public spaces outside the home where other people are present or any other situation when social distancing isn't possible



*Credit and clarification: some of the data were collected from a variety of sources such as Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, And others. the data are for general information only, And we do not take responsibility for the use and accuracy of it. We wish you a safe and enjoyable trip!

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