KIGALI — Rwanda has issued a travel advisory, warning that all travellers arriving in the country must be placed under a mandatory 7-day quarantine.
This is one of the new measures announced by Kigali administration to stop the spread of coronavirus.
According to the travel advisory, all travellers arriving in Rwanda will be screened and tested upon entry before they are ordered to complete 7 days in mandatory quarantine.
The advisory adds that travellers are required to contribute to the cost of quarantine which include accommodation, meals and other services during the 7 days period, starting with the day of arrival
‘As of 18 May, 2020, every traveller arriving in Rwanda on a flight which departs from another country must proceed to one of the four selected facilities, for a minimum of 7 days,” the advisory reads in parts.
If tested positive, “you will be taken to a treatment facility with specialized medical care,” and if you test negative, you must remain in mandatory quarantine for 7 days, you will be tested
again on the 5th day in quarantine, and if negative discharged on the 7th day”.
Upon discharge, a traveller will continue to self-quarantine at home for a further 7 days with follow-up by Rwanda Biomedical Centre professionals.
Some of the quarantine centres include Nyaratarama Apartment, Kicukiro Apartment, Dove Hotel, Hilltop Apartment Greenwich Apartment and IPRC Kicukiro all located in Kigali