16 March 2020 – Entertainment venues including gyms, cinemas, clubs, and bars to close

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Police and Interior Affairs
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government of Malta

Overview: Gyms, cinemas, clubs, bars, and other entertainment venues to be shut down as of midnight on 17/03/2020. The penalty for those violating mandatory quarantine is increased from €1,000 to €3,000.
Full details here: https://www.tvm.com.mt/en/news/establishments-to-close-from-restaurants-to-gyms-quarantine-fine-now-e3000/

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat