14 March 2020 – Punjab govt closes schools, and bans public gatherings & supply hoarding

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government, Tourism
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: Provincial
Lead People/Agency: Punjab Health Minister, Chief Minister

Overview: Punjab government imposed Section 144 for three weeks across the province barring gathering of more than 4 people, closing all parks, zoos and recreational places for the public.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1541190/govt-imposes-section-144-across-punjab-to-enforce-anti-virus-measures

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat