20 April 2020 – Bill authorized extending state of health emergency for 20 days

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Senate and the National Assembly

Overview: Parliament extends state of emergency for 20 days
Full details here: http://www.adiac-congo.com/content/coronavirus-le-parlement-adopte-la-loi-autorisant-la-prorogation-de-letat-durgence-115440

Type of Justification: Learning from other jurisdictions, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, National – other
Evidence/Justification: The Senate and the National Assembly adopted, on April 19, in Brazzaville at the end of a special session, the bill authorizing the President of the Republic to extend the duration of the state of health emergency for a period of twenty days.