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  • RICH Statement on COVID-19 Pandemic

    A pandemic is defined as an outbreak of a disease that occurs over a wide geographic area and affects an exceptionally high proportion of the population (Merriam-Webster dictionary) Since 2019, the pandemic named COVID-19 has been spreading all over the world starting from the city of Wuhan in China. The World Health Organization declared it as a pandemic on 11th March 2020 novel-coronavirus-2019. This pandemic is spreading at an unprecedented rate. it has now been identified in many countries among which Rwanda. The government of Rwanda has put in place several measures to respond to this pandemic by stopping its spread. RICH as The Rwanda Interfaith council on Health commends the efforts done by the Government of Rwanda in this response, it also is recommending Rwandans to increase their cooperation by abiding by the protocols. RICH through the chairman of its Board of directors has therefore shared a public statement on this COVID-19: