01 June 2020 – Imposition of a total and comprehensive curfew until June 6

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Civil Defence, Private Sector and Businesses, Police and Interior Affairs, Supply Chains, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Environmental measures; Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Gatherings, businesses, and services; Domestic travel; Legal and policy; Enforcement actions; Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: City (Maysan)
Lead People/Agency: Governor Ali Douai

Overview: The crisis cell in Maysan governorate following a meeting chaired by Governor Ali Douai and the presence of MP Bahaa Al-Nouri and all members of the cell issued a series of decisions after recording a number of Coronavirus infections:

-Emphasis on following the imposition of a total and comprehensive curfew until Saturday, the sixth of June, and with the exceptions previously applied.
-To close all the major governorate outlets except for wheels carrying food and medical utilities that were exempted from the Crisis Cell decisions.
-To close all the commercial stores in and around the big market (Education Street and Tigris Street) and allow only medical clinics to open, provided they adhere to the implementation of preventive and health measures.
-To prevent condolence councils and any events that necessitate human gatherings.
-Closure of football stadiums and coffee shops.
-Directed the security authorities to tighten their procedures within the popular areas and prevent gatherings that contribute to the spread of the virus.
-To heighten the number of informational messages aimed at raising awareness of the disease prevention methods and to warn about the risks of spreading the Coronavirus.
-Continuing sterilization and fumigation campaigns to all areas of the governorate.
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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Upon recording a high number of Coronavirus cases, the crisis cell issued a number of precautions and decisions to combat the Corona virus.