04 August 2020 – Regional health curfew and instructions for the month of Muharram

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Health and Environment Hassan Al-Tamimi

Overview: Minister of Health and Environment Hassan Al-Tamimi confirmed, that a regional health curfew will be applied, indicating that the preventive instructions for the month of Muharram will be issued next week. He added that adherence to the instructions is the main way to control the Coronavirus, noting that the main hospitals are being emptied to receive other than coronavirus patients.
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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: To control the spread of the virus.