19 March 2020 – Citizens cannot leave home unless necessary, essential services open

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Health Ministry

Overview: Israelis are not allowed to leave their homes unless “absolutely necessary.” Visiting parks, beaches, pools, libraries and museums is prohibited, as are all social interactions. Work that can be done from home should be.
Currently all “essential” services will remain open, including supermarkets, pharmacies and most medical services. In addition, while Israelis are encouraged to work from home, employees who need to travel to work will be able to do so.
Full details here: https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/529-Israelis-have-been-diagnosed-with-coronavirus-Health-Ministry-621536

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat