EQTY 440.00 -5 CTL 65.00 0.00 KCB 370.00 0.00 USL 104.00 0.00 NMG 1,200.00 0.00 BLR 139.00 0.00 BK 265.00 0.00 IMR 90.00 0.00 RHB 526.00 0.00 CMR 120.00 0.00

coronavirus

Covid-19 Mass Testing: Two Cells of Kigali Record Highest Positivity Rate

Covid-19 Mass Testing: Two Cells of Kigali Record Highest Positivity Rate

Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC)has released Covid-19 mass testing results in Kigali, with two “administrative areas” (Utugari) recording highest positive rate. The testing was conducted between 17 to 18…

COVID-19: New Cases Back to Three Digits

COVID-19: New Cases Back to Three Digits

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Rwanda has reduced to three digits after two consecutive days of exceptional hikes. On July 19, the country confirmed 913 new cases…

Scientists Warn Britain Could Endanger Rest Of The World By Lifting Covid-19 Restrictions

Scientists Warn Britain Could Endanger Rest Of The World By Lifting Covid-19 Restrictions

Scientists across the world, including Britain, have warned that the planned lifting of Covid-19 restrictions in England, poses a threat not only to Britain, but to the world. The…

COVID-19: Public, Private Offices Closed, Schools Closed

COVID-19: Public, Private Offices Closed, Schools Closed

Rwanda has further toughened measures meant to prevent spread of COVID-19 pandemic whose latest wave is becoming worrisome. According to a communique issued by Prime Minister’s office…

Rwanda To Consider Reducing COVID-19 Test Charges 

Rwanda To Consider Reducing COVID-19 Test Charges 

Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) has announced plans to reduce the costs of taking a COVID-19 test as part of means to curb more spread of COVID-19. Currently, an…

Movements Between Districts and Kigali Prohibited, Curfew Tightened

Movements Between Districts and Kigali Prohibited, Curfew Tightened

The cabinet meeting has tightened measures meant to curb more spread of COVID-19 which is in a much worrisome wave. Among others, the cabinet extended curfew hours from 7PM…

Covid-19: Previous Infection Does Not Assure Protection – Study

Covid-19: Previous Infection Does Not Assure Protection – Study

If you thought that your body’s immune system will have been boosted by a previous infection with Sars-Cov-2, to dispense with vaccination, new research dashes those hopes…

Covid-19: Vaccines Protect, But No Vaccine Is 100%

Covid-19: Vaccines Protect, But No Vaccine Is 100%

You were vaccinated against Covid-19. You get randomly tested, confident of clean bill of health, but the test comes back positive. It may come as a shock, but it…

Rubavu Placed In Lockdown To Control Surging Covid-19 Cases  

Rubavu Placed In Lockdown To Control Surging Covid-19 Cases  

Rubavu district bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the Western province has been put in lockdown, following the Ministry of Health daily reports which indicate increasing Covid-19…

The Center for Disease Control Commends Rwanda for Managing Covid-19 Variants

The Center for Disease Control Commends Rwanda for Managing Covid-19 Variants

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has commended Rwanda for its double-check measures on testing COVID-19 variants especially on flying passengers entering the country. Dr. Aimee Geissler, the…

Covid-19 Vaccination: Rwanda Launches A New  Round for the Elderly

Covid-19 Vaccination: Rwanda Launches A New  Round for the Elderly

Rwanda will on June 8 start a new round of COVID-19 vaccination targeting the elderly  at health centers and public hospitals. “Today 50,300 doses of Pfizer vaccine have…

Face Masks: Restrict Their Travel Plans, And Save The Planet

Face Masks: Restrict Their Travel Plans, And Save The Planet

If only we could reach as many parts of the planet, as our discarded rubbish, how well travelled we would be. Now in not much more than a year, the…