07 July 2020 – Private clinics and medical complexes to cease operations for two weeks

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Health, Immigration, Indigenous Peoples, Local Government, Private Sector and Businesses, Supply Chains, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Supreme Committee for Health and Safety

Overview: The Supreme Committee for Health and Safety made several decisions, including the continuation of imposing a total and partial curfew, and to close private clinics and medical complexes starting tomorrow for a period of two weeks.

The committee stressed on the application of health procedures, especially those relating to wearing face masks and social distancing. Also, it was decided to not allow people to enter through the outlets for any reason, except for goods and merchandise noting that it was emphasized to prevent mixing between the Iraqi and Iranian sides when completing the trade exchange.
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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Due to the fear of a second wave of Coronavirus and the increase in the number of cases.