COVID-19 measures at Burundi campaigns ahead of May 20 vote

Burundi is getting set for its May 20th presidential vote, despite the global COVID-19 pandemic. The ruling party has picked army general, Evariste Ndayishimiye, as its candidate for the election.

During rallies in the cities of Bujumbura and Muramvya, supporters of the ruling CNDD-FDD had their temperatures taken. They were also required to wash their hands before attending campaign events.

” Considering that social distancing will not be practically possible, we decided to use the thermomete…

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