Type of Intervention: Advisory, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health, Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: City (Wasit)
Lead People/Agency: Crisis Cell in Wasit
Overview: The Crisis Cell in Wasit issued a set of decisions after the province recorded nine new Coronavirus infected cases. The decisions included:
1- Closing the Badra district and prohibiting the entry and exit of citizens in and out of the province.
2-Preventing the movement of citizens within the judiciary, except for emergencies for a period of five days.
3-The medical and health teams were to conduct a the health field survey in Badra district, from house to house, conducting a wide medical examination and carrying out the process of fumigation and sterilization.
Full details here: https://www.alsumaria.tv/news/%D9%83%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%88%D9%86%D8%A7-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%82/345488/%D9%82%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%AE%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%B2%D9%85%D8%A9-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%B7-%D8%A8%D8%B9%D8%AF-%D8%AA%D8%B3%D8%AC%D9%8A%D9%84-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%AD%D8%A7%D9%81%D8%B8%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D8%B3%D8%B9
Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Due to the new cases reported following the contact with an Indian who was recently diagnosed with Coronavirus infection.