20 March 2020 – Iceland implements Schengen and EU travel restrictions

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Intervention Categories: International relations; Foreign aid; Finance policy and financial aid; Fiscal policy; Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Icelandic Government announces 1.6bn USD response package to the COVID-19 crisis. The Icelandic government will take on up to 75% of salaries and delay tax payments. Public projects will be accelerated and one off benefit payments will be made.
Full details here: https://www.government.is/news/article/?NewsId=6171aeaf-6ac9-11ea-9456-005056bc530c