07 April 2020 – Kurdistan MInistry of Health impose quarantine on 11 districts due to outbreak

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional – Karizan
Lead People/Agency: Minister of Health in the Kurdistan Region, Saman Barzanji; Follow-up Department at the General Directorate of Health

Overview: The Ministry of Health in the Kurdistan Regional Government decided to impose a complete quarantine on Karizan neighborhood in the city center, along with 10 other districts in the governorate center.
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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Increase in cases, including women and children necessitate quarantine