10 May 2020 – Lockdown extended until Eid Al-Fitr, Najaf will not receive any visitors

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government, Police and Interior Affairs, Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: City
Lead People/Agency: Governor of Najaf Loay al-Yasiri
The Crisis Cell in Diwaniya

Overview: The Crisis Cell in Diwaniya decided to extend the lockdown until Eid Al-Fitr. It was also decided to direct the provincial health department to expedite the operation of the PCR device, in the coming days, to improve the screening of citizens and ensure their safety. It was also decided to form a specialized epidemiological committee working to assess the health status in the governorate. The Crisis Cell also stressed on the need to adhere to the decisions of the cell and the directions issued by it to preserve the safety of everyone. , Finally, the cell stressed to not allow visitors from entering the governorate without taking their information and being examined, whether when traveling to other countries or when coming from the neighboring governorates.

– The Crisis Cell in Najaf decided not to receive any visitor on the occasion of the martyrdom of Imam Ali and Eid al-Fitr due to the Corona virus.
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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Evidence/Justification: To ensure the curb of the virus.