18 May 2020 – Preventive measures enforced to further contain the spread of COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Central Bank, Civil Defence, Education, Executive Office, Finance/Economy, Foreign Affairs, Health, Immigration, Local Government, Media/Arts/Culture, Military, Parliament, Private Sector and Businesses, Police and Interior Affairs, Social Services, Supply Chains, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Individual measures:; Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; . Gatherings, businesses, and services; Domestic travel; International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The government of Rwanda led by the Prime Minister

Overview: Movements are prohibited from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM, except with permission.
Masks must be worn in public at all times.
All resumed services must follow health guidelines from the Ministry of Health.
Public and private businesses may resume work with essential staff only. Other employees should continue to work from home.
Hotels and restaurants will operate but close by 7:00 PM.
Individual sporting activities in open spaces are permitted, but sports facilities, gyms, and recreational centers remain closed.
Funeral gatherings should not exceed 30 persons.
All bars, schools, universities, and places of worship remain closed.  
Transport between different provinces and the city of Kigali is not permitted.
Meetings in public spaces and mass gatherings are prohibited.
Borders remain closed. Rwandan citizens and residents returning to the country are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine at designated locations at their own expense.
Full details here: https://www.primature.gov.rw/index.php?id=131&tx_news_pi1%5Bnews%5D=909&tx_news_pi1%5Bcontroller%5D=News&tx_news_pi1%5Baction%5D=detail&cHash=7e1a5a53ce7c4bee9514377b34947223

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government