24 March 2020 – State of emergency announced for city of Bishkek

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Education, Environment, Health, Military, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services; Domestic travel; Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The President of the Kyrgyz Republic

Overview: A state of emergency is introduced in Kyrgyzstan (in the territory of Bishkek, Osh, Jalal-Abad cities, Nookat and Kara-Suu districts of Osh region, Suzak district of Jalal-Abad region). Curfews and a special regime for the entry and exit of citizens are introduced in the territories with introduced state of emergency. Some citizens are prohibited from leaving their homes (apartments) or places where they are being observed or treated for a specified period. In areas, where the state of emergency is in effect, quarantine and other mandatory sanitary and anti-epidemiological measures may be carried out.During the state of emergency, entertainment, sports and other public events, as well as strikes, meetings, rallies, street processions, demonstrations and pickets, are prohibited. Violators of public order, who are not residents of the area where the state of emergency was introduced, including foreigners, will be expelled at their expense to the place of their permanent residence or outside the area.During the emergency, it is forbidden to dismiss workers and employees at their own will, except for cases of dismissal for good reasons.Control over the media is introduced, if they can be used to escalate the current situation in the territory, where the state of emergency is declared.
Full details here: http://www.president.kg/ru/sobytiya/ukazy/16382_podpisan_ukaz_ovvedenii_chrezvichaynogo_pologheniya_naterritorii_goroda_bishkek_kirgizskoy_respubliki

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Decrees were signed by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic. From Official website of the President.