08 April 2020 – Curfew hours extended

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Abderahmane Benbouzide, Algerian minister of health

Overview: Algerian Ministry of Health extended curfew hours and said that a total curfew is an option that will be taken if the numbers of people infected with COVID19 continue to rise at the same pace.
Full details here: https://www.algerie360.com/coronavirus-en-algerie-voici-les-nouveaux-horaires-des-administrations-pendant-le-confinement/

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Considered a necessary escalation of current measures
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Algerian national committee of Science, Ministry of Health