14 April 2020 – Lockdown on public gatherings extended for another 2 weeks

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education, Health, Local Government, Social Services, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Government

Overview: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday announced that the restrictions imposed by the government on public gatherings, assemblies and the opening of educational institutions would remain in place for another two weeks. This was decided in the National Coordination Committee (NCC) meeting.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1549164/lockdown-on-public-gatherings-to-remain-in-place-for-another-2-weeks-pm-imran

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Anecdotal Evidence (e.g. social or traditional media with limited evidence base), Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling), Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government