13 May 2020 – Al-Diwaniyah imposes comprehensive curfew throughout the province

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Civil Defence, Local Government
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: City
Lead People/Agency: Governor Zuhair Ali Al-Shaalan

Overview: The head of the Crisis Cell to confront the Corona Virus epidemic in Diwaniya, Governor Zuhair Ali Al-Shaalan, announced the imposition of a comprehensive curfew throughout the governorate and to close the entrances and exits of the governorate, noting that the prohibition includes vehicles, bicycles and installations. It was also stressed that legal measures will be taken against violators.
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Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: The decisions were attributed to the high numbers of people infected with Coronavirus in a number of governorates and in compliance with the decisions of the Central Crisis Cell