Rwanda covid statistics & travel advice

The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in Rwanda plus up-to-date travel advice and resources from government organisations and international agencies.

  • Vaccine rollout (%) Partially · Fully
  • New cases/100k 7-day · 14-day
  • Travel status Rwanda · UK

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Rwanda Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Rwanda showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially and fully vaccinated.

As of 06/06/2021 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 350,400 2.7%
Fully vaccinated 228,169 1.8%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Rwanda is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 06/06/21.

Rwanda Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Rwanda recorded in the latest 7-day and 14-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change 14-day average 14-day weekly change
2021-06-06 2.5 42.2% 4.3 -28.3%
2021-06-13 8.7 245% 11.2 161.2%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Rwanda recorded over the past 10 weeks.

7.3
3.6
5.4
5.1
3.1
3.8
4.2
1.8
2.5
8.7
11/04
18/04
25/04
02/05
09/05
16/05
23/05
30/05
06/06
13/06

New cases 14-day average

The 14-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Rwanda recorded over the past 10 weeks.

15.5
10.9
9
10.5
8.2
6.9
8
6
4.3
11.2
11/04
18/04
25/04
02/05
09/05
16/05
23/05
30/05
06/06
13/06

The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for Rwanda is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.

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Rwanda travel status

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Rwanda including entry rules, pre-departure & in-destination Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements plus current status on the UK travel list for returning to the UK.

Destination status

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Vaccine passport acceptedV
    Vaccine passport accepted
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Quarantine excl. vaccinatedQV
    Quarantine excl. vaccinated
  • Test + quarantine excl. vaccinatedTQV
    Test + quarantine excl. vaccinated
  • Test + quarantine requiredT+Q
    Test + quarantine required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Closed for tourism/Travel banC/B
    Closed for tourism/Travel ban

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Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Rwanda?

Rwanda is on the Red list in the UK (Currently England only).

From 17 May 2021 - if you have been in or through Rwanda in the previous 10 days, you will be refused entry to the UK unless you are a British or Irish national, or you have residence rights in the UK.

All arrivals who are permitted to enter must quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days at their own expense.

A pre-departure test in Rwanda is required as well as PCR tests on days 2 & 8 in the UK while in quarantine.

UK status - traffic light system

  • Green list countryG
    Green list country
  • Common Travel AreaCTA
    Common Travel Area
  • Green watchlist countryG+
    Green watchlist country
  • Amber list countryA
    Amber list country
  • Red list countryR
    Red list country
  • International travel banB
    International travel ban

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