09 April 2020 – National Security Council orders frail persons to stay at home, produces and sources masks and pharmaceutical drugs

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Special populations; Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President of the Republic

Overview: The National Security Council met this Thursday, April 9, 2020 under the Presidency of the President of the Republic to follow the evolution of COVID19, assess and make operational the economic, humanitarian and social measures taken. Additional measures have been taken:
– compulsory confinement at home of all frail persons, in particular the elderly and those suffering from chronic diseases.
– the manufacture by the local industry and the massive importation of masks intended for the use of the population as well as the production of the drugs by the local pharmaceutical industry with a view to covering the national needs.
Full details here: https://www.sikafinance.com/marches/covid-19cote-divoire-le-port-du-masque-rendu-obligatoire-alors-que-le-pays-franchit-la-barre-de-400-cas_21740

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: The CNS is based on scientific data and on data from the committee of experts of the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene concerning the routes of contagion and the spread of COVID19.