10 April 2020 – Grand Libreville locked down, 60 testing centers established and population screened

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Education, Finance/Economy, Health, Local Government, Military, Private Sector, Social Services, Tourism
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister

Overview: – Total containment of Grand Libreville during 2 weeks 12 April 2020;
– Massive screening of the population and creation of 60 centers of tests throughout the Territory;
– Maintaining wages including 80 and 150 thousand Francs CFA.
Full details here: https://www.gabonactu.com/declaration-integrale-de-julien-nkoghe-bekale-sur-le-confinement-total-du-grand-libreville/

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation
Evidence/Justification: To avoid the expansion of the virus and to avoid to reach the peak of the epidemic in May or June, the government decided to implement these measures.