19 May 2020 – Plan to reopen shopping centres, public transport and all economic activities

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Reopening offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Republican Emergency Response Center to Combat COVID-19

Overview: Plan to resume all activities in the economic and social spheres with strict observance of sanitary and epidemiological standards in Kyrgyzstan from June 1. It is suggested to retain some restrictions for the following types of economic activity:

Holding of cultural, sports, scientific, family, commemorative events;
Entertainment activities;
Activities of children’s entertainment facilities, playgrounds;
Activities of Internet clubs, computer gaming establishments;
Activities of preschool education organizations.
Large shopping centers will open in the capital on May 21, and public transport will start working on May 25
Full details here: http://novosti.kg/2020/05/1-iyunya-planiruyut-vozobnovit-rabotu-vseh-vidov-ekonomicheskoj-deyatelnosti/

Type of Justification: Anecdotal Evidence (e.g. social or traditional media with limited evidence base)