13 June 2020 – Curfew imposed, some businesses closed, travel restricted

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Local Government, Police and Interior Affairs, Social Services, Supply Chains, Transportation, Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Environmental measures; Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Domestic travel; Legal and policy; Enforcement actions
Level of Jurisdiction: City
Lead People/Agency: The Crisis Cell in Wasit

Overview: The Crisis Cell in Wasit governorate issued a number of important decisions, among them:

-A partial curfew was imposed from Sunday, starting from 6 pm until 6 am with the exception of employees of the health services, security services, and other sectors related to service operating in the province.

-To prevent traveling between the districts and completely block the entrances to external provinces.

-Close all restaurants, without exception (except for those that operate with a free delivery system), as well as cafes, banquet halls, and swimming pools, and not establishing condolence boards and preventing wedding gatherings.

-Forming detachments from the security services in all regions to prevent public gatherings and roaming between regions, announcing instructions and guidelines for prevention through loudspeakers.

-Allow medical clinic owners to work from 2 pm until 6 pm and pharmacies from 9 am to 9 pm.

-Wasit Traffic Directorate to impose fines on anyone who violates the decisions of the crisis cell, especially in external controls.

-Directing all malls, markets, shops, government and private banks to equip their entrances with sterilization rooms, as well as providing sterilization materials, face masks, and gloves. Not complying will prevent you from working.

-Committing Al Kout Textile Factory to not increase the price of the masks from the usual official price and opening direct sales centers in more than one place.

-Vehicles whose passengers wear masks and gloves are allowed to pass exclusively from all internal controls within the administrative units.

-Imposing a fine of 50 thousand dinars for every store or market owner who does not abide to the conditions of protection, especially wearing masks and gloves.

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group