26 March 2020 – School closures extended in Pakistan

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education, Private Sector and Businesses, Social Services, Supply Chains
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing schools; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Cabinet, Relevant ministries for implementation

Overview: School closures extended till May 31, Mosques will remain open; congregations will be in limited numbers.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1543926/schools-to-remain-closed-mosques-to-stay-open-govt-provides-updates-on-strategy-against-covid-19

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling), Perception of an increased threat