20 May 2020 – Jordan to observe 3-day comprehensive curfew

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The defence order was issued by the Prime Minister and enforced by the Public Security Directorate (PSD), announced by Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Adaileh

Overview: Jordan to observe 3-day comprehensive curfew from Friday to Sunday. Citizens will not be allowed to leave their homes at all. The new defence order targeted anyone who violates the decision to prohibit the movement of people in all regions of the Kingdom and is mainly related to seizing vehicles during the curfew and impounding them for 30 days
Full details here: https://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/jordan-observe-3-day-comprehensive-curfew-friday-sunday

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Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic
Evidence/Justification: The decision came in light of epidemiological developments in the Kingdom, as the number of infections increased significantly during the past days. The decision was further prompted by the need to increase the efforts of epidemiological inspection teams and the need to limit meetings and contact between individuals and take the necessary measures to achieve physical distancing,